Trevor Ariza (knee) was a game-time decision, but he scored 14 points in 30 minutes.
“If I can stand and walk, I’m going to play,” Ariza said.
Larry Sanders had 17 points and 11 rebounds before being ejected late in the fourth quarter. Sanders committed an offensive foul with 2:45 left and received two technical fouls while arguing the call.
The Wizards led by 20 points in third quarter before the Bucks answered with a 38-7 run to end the period.
“When we made that run in the second half, I felt like we had them,” said Brandon Jennings, who had eight points and 10 assists. “I felt like we was gonna win the game. … Usually teams like that, they kind of die down. But they just kept pushing.”
Washington opened the fourth with a 7-0 run before pulling away.
“Like Coach Witt said, ‘We basically won the game twice,’” Temple said.
The Wizards played without Bradley Beal, who missed his fifth straight game with a sprained left ankle.
Beal led the Wizards in points during the teams’ first two matchups this season, scoring 22 in a November loss and 28 in a February win.
In five games without Beal, Wall is averaging 19.6 points and 8.0 assists.
“There was an instance tonight where I really saw a glimpse of greatness,” Webster said.
Wall said he has practiced extra with assistant coach Sam Cassell.
“Just give credit to me working more harder with Sam on my jump shot,” Wall said.