SportIrving has triple-double, Celtics beat Kings 126-120
Kings beat Blackhawks 6-3 to halt 10-game losing streak
Adrian Kempe had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings stopped a 10-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday. Dustin Brown scored twice for the Kings, who avoided tying the longest losing streak in team history, an 11-game slide from March 16-April 4, 2004. Ilya Kovalchuk and Brendan Leipsic each had a goal and an assist, and Sean Walker scored a power-play goal. Jonathan Quick made 29 saves. BOX SCORE: KINGS 6, BLACKHAWKS 3 Brendan Perlini scored twice for the Blackhawks, who have dropped three of four. Corey Crawford made 19 saves.
BOSTON — Kyrie Irving had 31 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 126-120 on Thursday night.
It was Irving's second career triple-double. His first was with Cleveland on Feb. 28, 2014, against Utah.
Jaylen Brown added 22 points, and Marcus Morris had with 21 points and 13 rebounds.
It was Boston's second victory over Sacramento in eight days, and the Celtics' fourth win in five games overall.
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Buddy Hield led Sacramento with 34 points. The Kings lost for the 11th straight time in Boston.
PACERS 108, TUNDER 106
INDIANAPOLIS — Wesley Matthews tipped in a basket with 1.8 seconds left and Indiana overcame an 18-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City.
Domantas Sabonis scored 26 points against his former team, and the Pacers won their second straight by erasing the Thunder's lead in the final 15 minutes. Indiana's magic number for clinching a playoff spot is one.
Paul George led the Thunder with 36 points in his second trip back to Indianapolis since a blockbuster trade in July 2017. Russell Westbrook added 19 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, but missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
MAGIC 120, CAVALIERS 91
ORLANDO, Fla. — Aaron Gordon scored 21 points, D.J. Augustin added 20 points and seven assists and Orlando routed Cleveland.
Finally in synch, regrouping Celtics hand Warriors a thrashing
OAKLAND, Calif. — After a dismal stretch after the All-Star break, the Celtics embarked on this four-game road trip with many more questions than answers. It was a chance to escape and find a fresh start, or it was a chance to continue a downward spiral, depending on your viewpoint. Coach Brad Stevens, for one, was encouraged, and he said so before his team faced the Warriors on Tuesday night. “Our vibe’s been great the past couple of days,
Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Magic. They won for only the second time in six games while chasing the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Collin Sexton scored 23 points for Cleveland.
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Kyrie Irving GOES OFF For a TRIPLE-DOUBLE Against Sacramento | March 14, 2019
The Celtics ended the game on a 16-5 run to defeat the Kings, 126-120 tonight in Boston. For the Celtics, Kyrie Irving recorded the 2nd triple-double of his career ...