BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving and Jaylen Brown every scored 22 factors in three quarters, and the Boston Celtics coasted previous the skidding Sacramento Kings 113-86 on Wednesday night time for his or her sixth straight victory.

It was the Celtics’ 11th consecutive win over the Kings in Boston, courting to their final loss on Jan. 19, 2007. Terry Rozier added 12 factors, and Daniel Theis had 10 factors with 10 rebounds.

Buddy Hield scored 17 factors and Zach Randolph 16 for the Kings, who misplaced their sixth in a row — the final three by a mean of 24 factors.

Boston led 58-45 at halftime and took full management early within the third quarter, pushing it to 66-47 on Irving’s second Three-pointer within the opening two minutes.

Brown hit consecutive Three-pointers — 27 seconds aside — throughout a 17-2 run that made it 87-56 late within the third. Irving had seven factors through the spree, together with his third from past the arc within the quarter.

The Celtics led 89-60 after three.


Kings: They’ve been held to 100 factors or fewer in 4 of their seven losses.

Celtics: F Marcus Morris, who has not performed this season resulting from a sore left knee, labored “really hard” on Wednesday and the staff expects to see him play “sooner than later,” coach Brad Stevens mentioned. Morris is scheduled to go on the upcoming highway journey.


Stevens talked about star Gordon Hayward’s progress from a grotesque damaged left ankle suffered within the staff’s opener at Cleveland.

“He’s going to be in a boot for however long,” the coach mentioned. “It’s going to be a while before he’s allowed to put any weight on it.”

Stevens mentioned Hayward is in “good spirits” and “has been doing his chair shooting every day.”

The injured ahead has visited the staff’s observe facility a number of occasions.


Kings coach Dave Joerger talked about the necessity to keep constructive earlier than the sport regardless of his staff’s tough begin.

“I try not to hit them over the head every timeout, being negative,” he mentioned, breaking right into a smile. “Very hardly ever have I misplaced it this season, which I feel you are able to do twice a season — you may go briefly insane.

“This is about the place we will be two years from now. I’ve to take a look at it in a broader lens on a day-to-day foundation.”


Kings: Complete a three-game highway swing at Detroit on Saturday. Sacramento beat the Pistons in each conferences final season.

Celtics: Open a three-game journey at Oklahoma City on Friday. The Thunder gained each video games in opposition to Boston final season.

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