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ROBERT COVINGTON RUMORS

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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Playing .500 Ball (In Dec.)

In case you stepped away from the season of the “double tank” for the weekend, you should know that the 76ers have won 2 out of their last 3 games and now stand at .500 in the month of December.  We realize that both victories came against fellow NBA bottom dwellers Minnesota and Detroit and with a simply brutal schedule ahead of Brett Brown’s team this month, we don’t...
Via Philadunkia
19 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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
November 15, 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

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
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
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