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ROBERT COVINGTON RUMORS

76ers snap 6-game skid, beat Pistons 89-69

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Robert Covington scored 19 points, Michael Carter-Williams had 14 points and 10 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a six-game losing streak with an 89-69 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. JaKarr Sampson had 13 points and Luc Mbah a Moute added 12 for the Sixers (9-37). Carter-Williams, back after missing the Sixers' last game due to an upper...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Covington Establishes Himself As Part Of 76ers' Long-Term Plan Amid Inquiries

A few NBA teams have placed interest in Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington, but the 24-year-old sharpshooter has been made largely unavailable from trade inquiries as a core part of the franchise’s long-term plans, league sources told RealGM. Since signing a contract with the 76ers on Nov. 15, Covington has arguably been the team’s most consistently productive player...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Box Score Browsing — Thou Shall Covet Covington

Robert Covington The hype is slightly premature, but if Robert Covington is available in your league, stop reading and add him now. While his path to fantasy relevance hasn’t exactly been ‘standard’, Covington has shown glimpses of being a legit scoring option, with big upside in threes and free throw percentage in particular. He went undrafted last season despite a successful...
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Get Career Game From Robert Covington In First Win

(Philly.com photo)By Steven J. GaitherThe Philadelphia 76ers got a big lift from a former HBCU star to avoid a date with the wrong-side of history. Philadelphia came up with an 85-77 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night to avoid an NBA record 0-18 start.Great first win tonight. Came together and found a way to get it done. This only the beginning!!!— Robert Covington (@Holla_At_Rob33...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hinkie-palooza: Covington To Be Added

Sam Hinkie’s roster turnstile continues this morning as multiple online reports  – we believe Marc Stein Tweeted it first — are stating that the 76ers general manager is about to sign / call up Robert Covington of the D-League’s Grand Rapids Drive.  The 76ers roster already has 15 players on it, so someone who dressed for Sunday night’s debacle in Toronto is about...
Via Philadunkia
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers to sign Robert Covington

This week, the Philadelphia 76ers should be getting back reigning Rookie of the Year point guard Michael Carter-Williams as he will see his first action of the regular season. They also might get some more help in terms of scoring and shooting from NBA D-League player Robert Covington. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, he says to look for the Sixers to sign Covington this week as...
Via Total Sports Live
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets Parting With Robert Covington

The Houston Rockets have decided to release forward Robert Covington while continuing to listen on trade interest, league sources told RealGM.Covington and the Rockets will part either way, allowing the 23-year-old to play for another organization.The Rockets had been impressed with Covington’s development within the franchise a season ago, a skilled 6-foot-9 product using his...
Via RealGM
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Covington Wins D-League All-Star MVP

The Rio Grande Valley Vipers’ Robert Covington scored 33 points and added six rebounds and three steals on his way to MVP honors at the NBA D-League All-Star Game. Covington led the Prospect over the Futures 145-142 in the NBA Jam Session’s Sprint Arena. The 6’8″ scoring forward Convington continues to excel on the offensive end, averaging 21.4 points per game and 9 rebounds...
Via Basketball Bicker
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Covington Named D-League All-Star Game MVP

Robert Covington of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, playing on assignment from the Houston Rockets, scored 33 points and added six rebounds and three steals on his way to being named MVP of the 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game The game was won by the Prospects over the Futures 145-142. Covington, who went undrafted in 2013 out of Tennessee State, has spent most of his rookie season...
Via RealGM
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Tennessee State Star Named D-League All-Star Game MVP

It's been a while since an HBCU product played in an NBA All-Star Game, but one just had a big day on All-Star Saturday. Robert Covington set a D-League All-Star Game record with 33 points as the Tennessee State product led The Prospects to a 145-142 over The Futures on Saturday afternoon. The Rio Grande forward was named MVP of the game.Robert Covington has officially been awarded...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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