Jared Sullinger's 31 leads Celtics past Kings

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Jared Sullinger scored 31 points and notched 16 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a victory over the Sacramento Kings, 99-89. Boston (18-33) is now on a three-game winning streak.

Sullinger finished 14-24 (1-3 from three-point range) in what was an efficient performance. Kelly Olynyk also chipped in for Boston, finishing with 11 points and 9 rebounds. DeMarcus Cousins had another strong game for Sacramento despite the loss, putting up 31 points on 11-19 shooting from the field and 9-11 from the free throw line. He also registered 16 rebounds. Isaiah Thomas added 24 points and 6 assists and Derrick Williams finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Coming up, the Celtics play the Dallas Mavericks, who are 29-21 on the season. The Kings go up against the Washington Wizards, currently sitting at 24-25 this year.

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