Houston Rockets rookie Robert Covington has been the named the 2014 NBA Development League Rookie of the Year, as voted on by the league’s 17 head coaches. The award recognizes the first-year professional who most significantly contributed to his team’s success during the course of the season.
Covington (6-9, 215, Tennessee State) played in 42 of the Vipers 50 regular season...
The Houston Rockets recalled Robert Covington and Troy Daniels from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League.
Both players have spent the majority of the season with the Rockets' D-League affiliate.
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...
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...
February 15, 2014
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...
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.
The Houston Rockets have signed two players, forward Robert Covington out of Tennessee State and guard B.J. Young, formerly a Arkansas star.
Both players are inked to three-year deals, with only the first seasoan being guaranteed. Neither will likely have a big impact on the Rockets roster this season.
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