Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) dunks the ball during the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at Sleep Train Arena. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Boston Celtics 118-96. (PHOTO: US PRESSWIRE)
SACRAMENTO, CA - Isaiah Thomas netted a game-high 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting and handed out five assists as the Sacramento Kings thumped the Boston Celtics, 118-96, on Sunday at Sleep Train Arena.
John Salmons contributed 23 points on 9-of-12 from the floor, while Jason Thompson donated 20 points and six rebounds for the Kings, who have won three of their last four.
DeMarcus Cousins posted a triple-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Jimmer Fredette and James Johnson finished with 10 points apiece in the victory.
Paul Pierce and Jason Terry combined for 40 points, while Kevin Garnett added 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Celtics, who have lost three straight by 18 points or more for the first time since the 1977-78 season. Jeff Green finished with 16 points in the loss.
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