Simmons’ 76ers win
JOEL Embiid has scored 23 points and Ben Simmons 16 to help the Philadelphia 76ers rally for a 110-99 NBA home win over the Charlotte Hornets yesterday.
Ersan Ilyasova and JJ Redick each added 18 points as the 76ers won for the ninth time in their past 11 games. Robert Covington scored 16 points and Australian rookie Simmons also contributed eight rebounds and six assists.
Kemba Walker scored 31 points for the Hornets, who have dropped two straight.