ANKARA 

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 127-112 in the NBA on Saturday, behind Tobias Harris’ all-around performance.

Harris scored 24 points, grabbed nine rebounds, dished out six assists, and made four steals, while sharp-shooter Seth Curry contributed 21 points on 3/6 shooting from the three-point range.

Sixers’ star duo Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were on a mission as well. Embiid scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, while Ben Simmons messed around and got a triple-double with 15 points, 11 assists, and 12 rebounds.

Danny Green also scored 13 points, meaning all Sixers starters scored in double digits.

The Sixers improved to 5 wins and one loss in the young season to top Eastern Conference, while Hornets fall to 2-4.

For the Hornets, Terry Rozier scored 35 points, Gordon Hayward chipped in 20 points in the losing effort.

Saturday results:

*Houston Rockets – Sacramento Kings: 102-94

*Orlando Magic – Oklahoma City Thunder: 99-108

*Indiana Pacers – New York Knicks: 102-106

*Philadelphia 76ers – Charlotte Hornets: 127-112

*New Orleans Pelicans – Toronto Raptors: 120-116

*Atlanta Hawks – Cleveland Cavaliers: 91-96

* Home team

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