Kemba Walker led Boston’s balanced scoring with 22 points, Hayward had 14 points in his return from a broken hand and the Celtics remained unbeaten at home with a 110-88 victory over the sinking Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
Boston led 79-50 in the third quarter before the Cavs rallied. Cleveland trailed 94-81 in the fourth before Walker hit a trio of 3-pointers in a 1:22 span to put it away. Cleveland shot 39% from the floor and 22 percent from “3”.
Next up for the Cavs is Houston, tomorrow night at home.