NBA: Celtics’ 10-game winning streak ended by Kings


The Sacramento Kings beat Boston Celtics 100-99 in California on Sunday to end the visitors’ 10-game winning streak in NBA.

The Kings shooting guard Buddy Hield scored 35 points against Celtics, being a key player for Sacramento’s win.

Harrison Barnes scored 13 points for Kings.

Nemanja Bjelica and Bogdan Bogdanovic contributed to Kings’ victory as the Serbian pair produced 12 points each.

In addition, Bjelica took 14 rebounds and Bogdanovic made 10 assists.

The Celtics’ top scorer was Jaylen Brown, who had 18 points.

The Eastern Conference franchise star Kemba Walker tallied 15 points and nine assists.

The Celtics forwards Daniel Theis and Jayson Tatum scored 14 points each against the Kings. Theis also had 10 rebounds.

Despite the away loss, Celtics are still on top in the Eastern Conference standings.

They have 10-2 win/loss record this season.

Title contenders from the Western Conference, Los Angeles Lakers toppled Atlanta Hawks 122-101 in away game as superstar LeBron James scored 33 points, made 12 assists and took seven rebounds.

The Lakers top the West with 11 wins in 13 games.

Here are Sunday’s results in the NBA:

Philadelphia 76ers – *Cleveland Cavaliers: 114-95

Boston Celtics – *Sacramento Kings: 99-100

Denver Nuggets – *Memphis Grizzlies: 131-114

Washington Wizards – *Orlando Magic: 121-125

Golden State Warriors – *New Orleans Pelicans: 100-108

Atlanta Hawks – *Los Angeles Lakers: 101-122

*Home team

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