Sim­mons’ 76ers win

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

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.

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