The Milwaukee Bucks snapped a five-game losing streak with a 105-94 home win over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.
The game was tied with about ten minutes left when Khris Middleton got hot, scoring nine of his team-high 26 points in the final 7 1/2 minutes when Milwaukee pulled away. Jabari Parker added 21 points for the Bucks as well.
The Bucks also stepped things up defensively, forcing 24 Phoenix turnovers. It is the fourth straight game that the Suns have committed 20 turnovers or more.
P-J Tucker had 20 points, ten rebounds and seven assists to lead the Suns. Former Bucks guard Brandon Knight had 17 points in his first game in Milwaukee since the Bucks traded him more than a year ago.
Bucks guard Greivis Vasquez returned after being out 56 games with an injured ankle in which he had surgery. He finished with three rebounds and three assists in 12 minutes.
The Bucks host Orlando on Friday night. They have seven games left in their season.