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Robert Covington taunts DeMarcus Cousins after he fouled out

DeMarcus Cousins was nearly unguardable in Monday’s game against the Sixers, dropping 46 points in only 32 minutes of play.Unfortunately, he fouled out in the game’s most pivotal moment, after turning the ball over via an errant pass with the Kings trailing, 116-113. There was only 58 seconds remaining in the game at the time, and Cousins probably would’ve been better suited...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers’ Robert Covington may want to try out for the NFL after this full-court bullet pass

If passing on Deshaun Watson is like passing on Michael Jordan, then what does that mean for the NFL teams who aren’t trying to offer Robert Covington a contract?The 76ers forward showed off his incredible arm Monday with a perfect full-court inbounds pass to Gerald Henderson to beat the third-quarter buzzer. What a cannon. Maybe Covington suffered a mysterious arm injury during...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Covington drains a game-winning three, and the Sixers are still the hottest team in the East

The Sixers could not Trust The Process at the end of Friday’s game against the Blazers with Joel Embiid sidelined by a leg injury. Instead they resorted to trusting a long, contested three-pointer. Robert Covington nailed the game-winner from well beyond the arc with 4.5 seconds left and a hand in his face: Sixers' Robert Covington drills deep game-winning three over Blazers...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robert Covington’s game-winning alley-oop lifts Sixers over Wolves

Two of the NBA’s most young and up-and-coming teams squared off on Tuesday night, and it ended in a thrilling finish. The end result was that each team emerged with 24 losses on the season, as the Sixers beat the Wolves 93-91 at the Wells Fargo Center thanks to an alley-oop tip-in by Robert Covington. It happened with just 1.6 seconds remaining, with the Sixers having the ball...
Via The Sports Daily
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The emergence of Robert Covington

As the 2014-15 NBA season comes to an end and free agency approaches, the Philadelphia 76ers must evaluate their roster on who they need to keep and let go. For the moment, 76er fans have conceded that young prospects Nerlens Noel, who finished third in Rookie of Year voting this year, and highly touted Center Joel Embiid, who was out for season due to injury. Surely, both of these...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2015  |  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 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

Rockets Recall Robert Covington From D-League

The Houston Rockets have recalled Robert Covington from their NBA D-League team, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Covington has spent most of the season with Rio Grande Valley.
Via RealGM
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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