Joel Embiid has 42 points, 18 rebounds in 76ers' OT win
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 10, 2018 11:56 AM
Charlotte Hornets' Tony Parker (9) goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) and Markelle Fultz (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 16 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Charlotte Hornets 133-132 in overtime Friday night (Saturday, PHL time).
The Hornets fought back from a 21-point deficit and led by five with 1:18 remaining in regulation before the Sixers forced extra time.
Kemba Walker scored 19 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter for the Hornets.
Embiid also had 18 rebounds, and hit a tying triple with 34.4 seconds to go. The Hornets committed a shot-clock violation with time winding down in regulation, missing an opportunity.
Ben Simmons had 22 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds for the 76ers.