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Best and worst from Sixers-Hornets: Joel Embiid’s huge second half, Charlotte’s turnovers and more

Twenty-three of Joel Embiid's 32 points came in the second half.

Sixers center Joel Embiid (21) dunks over Charlotte Hornets center Nick Richards (14) during the first half of Wednesday's game.
Sixers center Joel Embiid (21) dunks over Charlotte Hornets center Nick Richards (14) during the first half of Wednesday's game.Read moreMatt Kelley / AP

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here is my look at some of the best and worst performances from the 76ers’ 110-106 victory over the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night at the Spectrum Center.

Best performance: Joel Embiid finished with a game-high 32 points to go with eight rebounds and four assists. Twenty-three of his points came in the second half.

Worst performance: James Bouknight finished with two points, missing three of his four shots. He was a minus 5 in 11 minutes, 31 seconds of game time.

Best defensive performance: P.J. Washington finished with a game-high three blocks.

Worst statistic: The Hornets couldn’t hold onto the ball. They committed 19 turnovers that led to 23 points by the Sixers.

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Best statistic: Charlotte’s Gordon Hayward was hot from the field after intermission. He made 18 of 35 shots (51.4%).

Best of the best: This marked the Sixers’ 16th straight victory against the Hornets, extending the longest current winning streak by any NBA team against a particular opponent.