Three thoughts as Simmons and Bolden lead 76…

PHILADELPHIA - Three takeaways from the Philadelphia 76ers' 133-132 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. 1. Sixers looking like the Sixers of old... for three quarters For the second game running, Philadelphia showed flashes of the team that played like the best squad that closed last regular season. Much of that starts with Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. While both finished with impressive stat lines – Simmons with 22 points, 8 rebounds and 13 assists, and Embiid 42 points, 18 rebounds and 4 blocks – it is how the pair are boosting their supporting cast, that represents the biggest positive for Brett Brown.

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