Whatever was said during that third-quarter timeout Wednesday night worked.
“Oh, that’s coaching. C’mon,” Wittman said emphatically. “I love that.”
“He was screaming at us like a father would to his children,” Webster said. “But the message we took was that, ‘Hey, listen, we’ve got to play better. We can’t keep doing this to ourselves.’ We put our foot down right there, and that’s when we decided to get back into the game.”
It was Wall’s seventh double-double of the season. He also added six rebounds and four steals.
The Wizards (21-42) have won three straight home games and eight of 11 in Washington.
Monta Ellis led Milwaukee with 26 points. The Bucks (32-31) are now eight games ahead of the Toronto Raptors for the No. 8 seed and 2 1/2 games behind the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks for the No. 6 seed.
“We haven’t secured anything,” said J.J. Redick, who scored 16 points. “To me, I’m not going to be happy if we end up with the eight seed.”
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