Butler hits game victor in OT, 76ers survive Hornets, Walker’s 60

Annette Crawford
November 18, 2018

The 76ers defeated the Jazz 113-107. Prior to his arrival, the Sixers lacked a closer in the clutch who can create a shot for himself or make a play for his teammates.

Walker's 60 points were the most in the National Basketball Association this season, topping Klay Thompson's 52 against Chicago on October 29. Walker shot a sizzling 21-of-34 from the field, going 6-of-14 from three.

It became obvious something really special was happening in the third quarter, when Walker scored 16 points in the frame.

Joel Embiid led the 76ers with 33 points and 11 rebounds, while Simmons missed a triple-double by one assist with 23 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists.

Over the course of the next 7 1/2 minutes, the Hornets missed 12 straight shots and mixed in four turnovers, scoring only on two Walker free throws.


All-star recruit Jimmy Butler has drained a massive OT three point jumper with 0.3 seconds on the clock to snatch Ben Simmons' Philadelphia 76ers a thrilling win against the Charlotte Hornets.

JJ Redick finished with 23 points for Philadelphia, including two key jumpers in overtime.

Walker and the Hornets played hosts to the Philadelphia 76ers, giving us a back-and-forth game that required overtime.

The opinionated center also revealed that he sprained his hand against the Phoenix Suns last season - over 10 months ago - and he still feels pain from time to time, according to Rich Hofmann of The Athletic.

Hornets: Host the Boston Celtics on Monday night.

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