(Cleveland, OH) -- Jayson Tatum put up 25 points to lead the Celtics to a 103-96 win over the Cavaliers in Cleveland. Gordon Hayward came off the bench to score 18 points and Marcus Smart added 17 as Boston won its fifth in-a-row.
The Celtics have won 10 of their last 11 overall to improve to 35-and-19.
Collin Sexton scored a game-high 27 points for Cleveland, which lost its second straight. Alec Burks pitched in with 21 points for the Cavs, who own the NBA's third-worst record at 11-and-43.
Next up for the Cavs is a back-to-back road trip, starting Friday night in Washington. Hear the Cavs and Wizards Friday night at 7 on WTAM 1100 AM and 106.9 FM, and on 100.7 WMMS.
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