Gordon Hayward's game-winner helps propel Boston to 111-109 win in Sacramento

The Celtics used a balance effort on Wednesday night, as six players scored in double-digits, to help the C's secure a 111-109 victory in Sacramento against the Kings.

Both teams were knotted at 109 in the closing seconds when Gordon Hayward (12 points, five assists, three rebounds) hit the go-ahead bucket with two ticks remaining on the clock:

The Celts shot 50 percent on the evening from the floor and were led by Al Horford who poured in 21 points, while grabbing 11 rebounds and dishing out seven assists in one of his best performances of the season:

Jayson Tatum added 24 points for the green on 8-of-17 shooting, including this dirty move in the final minute:

Terry Rozier, starting in place of the injured Kyrie Irving (thigh contusion), notched 16 points, while cleaning the glass for six rebounds.

Sacramento's Harrison Barnes scored 24 points, and Buddy Hield added 23 in the losing effort.

Boston improves to 2-0 on their four-game west coast swing, as they return to action Saturday night as they take on LeBron James and the Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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