Charlotte, which trailed by 13 points at the half, ended a three-game losing streak and won for just the second time in 13 games. Shake Milton, De'Anthony Melton, Montrezl Harrell, and Tobias Harris all contributed significantly to Philadelphia's victory despite missing three starters Joel Embiid, James Harden, and Tyrese Maxey.
For Philadelphia, Milton scored 22 points, Melton 20, Harris 19, and Harrell 16. For the first time since the team, he was playing for last summer allowed him to leave by free agency, Harrell was on the field in Charlotte. Kelly Oubre had 14 points, Nick Richards had 13 points, and P.J. Washington finished with 19 points for Charlotte. Late in the first half, Rozier's 3-pointer brought Charlotte within 54-53 at the intermission. The Hornets used Rozier's late surge to gain the advantage after Charlotte got as many as five points ahead in the third frame.