The Celtics began the 2nd half with a 95-92 win over the Sacramento Kings in ARCO Arena. Paul Pierce and Rasheed Wallace each scored a team-high 17 points. Ray Allen (15) and Eddie House (12) also scored in double-figures.
Kings rookie Tyreke Evans finished with 17 points 11 rebounds and 7 assists in the loss. Omri Casspi had a game-high 19.
The C’s continue their road trip Thursday night against the Lakers.