Boston Celtics’ Jared Sullinge, left, blocks Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston,
Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinge, left, blocks Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) -- Jeff Green scored 31 points, the most by Boston player this season, and the Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-86 on Friday night for their third victory in four games.

Jordan Crawford had 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Boston, which at 7-11 has the most wins in the Atlantic Division. Avery Bradley scored eight of his 21 points in the first quarter, when the Celtics jumped to an 18-2 lead. They maintained a double-digit edge for the rest of the game.

Dion Waiters scored 21 points and Kyrie Irving had 17 for the Cavaliers, who lost their fifth straight game and fell to 1-9 on the road this season. Cleveland scored just 10 points in the first quarter, its worst output for any quarter this season.