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VIDEO: Khris Middleton scores career-high 30 points in 91-85 Bucks win over Wizards

Khris Middleton had arguably the best game of his career Saturday night.

Khris Middleton made his first five shots to help the Milwaukee Bucks jump out to a quick start against Washington on Saturday night, ending the first quarter with 14 points (the most in a single quarter for him). But Milwaukee also needed Middleton's best down the stretch, and he came through time and again to help cap a much-needed 91-85 victory over the Wizards.

Milwaukee was outscored 24-14 in the third quarter and allowed the Wizards to cut down a once 17-point lead and tie the game, but Middleton responded. With the game tied at 84 with roughly a minute to go, Middleton popped a corner three after a crucial second-chance rebound from big man Zaza Pachulia. The shot put Middleton at a career-high 30 points and gave the Bucks a three-point lead with 40.8 remaining. Washington couldn't respond on the other end after a missed jumper from Paul Pierce, and Jerryd Bayless didn't miss from the charity stripe to close out the game.