NBA: Boston 99, Sacramento 89

Feb. 7, 2014 at 10:34 PM

BOSTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Jared Sullinger had a big game with a personal-best 31 points and 16 rebounds Friday and Boston recorded a third straight win, 99-89 over Sacramento.

Gerald Wallace provided eight points, 12 rebounds and nine assists for the Celtics, who won despite the injury absences of Rajon Rondo (knee) and Avery Bradley (ankle).

Jerryd Bayless chipped in 19 points and Jeff Green added 17.

The Kings had their two-game winning streak snapped despite 31 points and 16 rebounds from DeMarcus Cousins.

Isaiah Thomas netted 24 points.

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