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Gay, Thomas come through down the stretch in Kings' 105-98 win over Celtics

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    Boston Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk, left, battles Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins for the ball during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    Boston Celtics guard Phil Pressey, left drives to the basket against Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, center, drives to the basket against Boston Celtics' Kris Humphries, left, and Phil Pressey, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

Rudy Gay scored eight of his 22 points over the final six minutes, Isaiah Thomas added 21 points and matched his career high with 12 assists, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Boston Celtics 105-98 on Saturday night.

DeMarcus Cousins had 13 points, while Derrick Williams and Carl Landry added 10 points apiece off the bench for Sacramento. The Kings never trailed and limited the Celtics to one basket over the final 7 1/2 minutes after Boston tied the game midway through the fourth quarter.

Jeff Green scored 29 on 7-of-25 shooting for the Celtics, who played without Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger.

Without two of their main scorers, Boston struggled offensively and looked out of sync most of the night.