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ROBERT COVINGTON RUMORS

76ers Sign Robert Covington

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed free agent forward Robert Covington. Covington was the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Development League Draft by the Grand Rapids Drive. As a rookie last season, Covington saw action in seven games for the Houston Rockets while spending most of his time with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League. In 42 games (41 starts) for the Vipers...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Covington To Sign Multi-Year Deal With 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers are finalizing a deal with Robert Covington. David Pick reports the deal will be a four-year agreement. Covington appeared in seven games last season with the Houston Rockets and 42 games with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

D-League holds annual draft

NEW YORK (AP) The NBA Development League held its annual draft on Saturday night, with the Grand Rapids Drive selecting Tennessee State's Robert Covington with the first overall pick. The Drive were making their first-ever D-League selection, and they grabbed the 6-foot-9 forward who has spent time with the Houston Rockets and was last year's D-League rookie of the year...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Covington, 76ers Nearly Finalize Agreement; Forward Likely Signing In D-League

Free agent forward Robert Covington and the Philadelphia 76ers progressed toward finalizing a multi-year contract this week, but a deal has deteriorated as the two sides failed to agree upon contract length, league sources told RealGM.Without an NBA deal, Covington is expected to sign a contract in the NBA Development League on Thursday, where several organizations plan to monitor...
Via RealGM
27 days ago  |  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

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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