Milwaukee Bucks star Khris Middleton made himself a hero on Tuesday night as he drilled a game-winning, buzzer-beating three to secure a win over the Miami Heat.
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The Bucks sealed a 89-88 comeback win over the Heat, as Middleton’s 3-pointer at the buzzer snapped a six-game losing streak for the struggling Bucks after they had made an impressive start to the year.
It was a crucial win for Jason Kidd’s men as they closed the game on a 18-3 run to improve to 35-36 for the season which keeps them in sixth place in the Eastern Conference while Miami fell to 32-38.
The win also meant that Milwaukee secured a four-game season series sweep of their rivals which is significant as it will work in their favour in a tie-breaker situation if it presents itself at the end of the year.
However, the headlines belong to Middleton on Wednesday morning as he stepped up with a huge shot for his team which sparked wild celebrations on and off the court as coach Kidd even joined in. Given it was his birthday on Monday, what a way to hand him a belated present…