Embiid had a spectacular night with a whopping 43 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists., escorted on offense by teammate Tobia Harris with 21 points and 11 sacks.
The Cameroonian star hit 15 of 20 field goals, made 12 of 14 free throws and scored six points in the bonus room in front of a crowd of 14,400 at the Spectrum Center in North Carolina.
Kelly Oubre finished with 35 points, shooting 13 of 24 shots from the field., including six triples for the Hornets. They were followed in offense by PJ Washington and Miles Bridges with 16 points each, Cody Martin with 14 cards, Gordon Hayward and Nick Richards with 12 units per capita and James Bouknight had 11 in the loss.
Charlotte played with a reduced bench for the second consecutive night Because Terry Rozier, Jalen McDaniels, and Mason Plumlee are on the COVID-19 protocol list.
Bucks beat Cavaliers
In Milwaukee, With the masterful guide of the Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo, the reigning champions Bucks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers with a score of 112-104.
Antetokounmpo, who started out discreet, he increased his level of action to finish with 27 points and 12 balls recovered in the rebound fight.
Two more players scored 20 points each for the Bucks with Khris Middleton (21) and Jrue Holiday (20), both with eight assists each.
The Greek star, a two-time MVP, came out as a starter for the Bucks on this day after two games absent due to pain in the right calf.
The bucks, who divided (1-1) the two games in which Giannis did not participate, they achieved their tenth victory in the last 11 games.
Milwaukee broke a tie at 29 with seven straight points early in the second quarter and stayed ahead the rest of the way, although Cleveland made the Bucks work to achieve it.
After trailing by up to 13 points, the Cavaliers cut the margin to two in the fourth quarter.
Cedi Osman missed a 3-point attempt with 6:14 left that would have given Cleveland its first lead since late in the first quarter.
However, Holiday then hit a 3-pointer to extend the Bucks’ lead to 101-96 with 6:04 to play. Milwaukee’s lead didn’t fall below five the rest of the way.
Pat Connaughton scored 12 and Bobby Portis had 10 points and 16 rebounds for the Bucks., who are undefeated this season when Antetokounmpo, Middleton and Holiday are in the lineup.
Jarrett Allen led the Cavaliers with 25 points and nine rebounds. Finn Lauri Markkanen scored 20, Kevin Love 15, Evan Mobley 12 and Darius Garland 10.
Milwaukee has beaten the Cavaliers eight times in a row, in addition to going 43-4 against opponents from the Eastern Conference Central.