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.

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.

Philadelphia 76ers' Markelle Fultz, center, tries to pass as Charlotte Hornets' Malik Monk, left, and Willy Hernangomez defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 133-132 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Philadelphia 76ers’ Markelle Fultz, center, tries to pass as Charlotte Hornets’ Malik Monk, left, and Willy Hernangomez defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 133-132 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Embiid also had 18 rebounds, and hit a tying 3 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.

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) goes up for a shot against Charlotte Hornets' Miles Bridges (0) during overtime of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 133-132. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons (25) goes up for a shot against Charlotte Hornets’ Miles Bridges (0) during overtime of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 133-132. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

TIP-INS

76ers: Rookie Jonah Bolden was recalled from the Delaware Blue Coats of the G League. He scored eight points in a career-high 11 minutes. Bolden had not appeared in a game for the 76ers since Oct. 30.

Charlotte Hornets head coach James Borrego yells to his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Charlotte Hornets head coach James Borrego yells to his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Hornets: The Hornets ran into foul trouble late in the game. Cody Zeller and Dwayne Bacon each picked up six. Bacon, who fouled out in overtime, scored 15 points in only his fifth game of the season.

UP NEXT

Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Charlotte Hornets’ Kemba Walker (15) goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

76ers: At Memphis on Saturday night.

Hornets: At the Detroit on Sunday.

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, tries to get a shot past Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, right, and Cody Zeller during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 133-132 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, center, tries to get a shot past Charlotte Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, right, and Cody Zeller during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 133-132 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Source: The Associated Press

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