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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

Robert Covington says he's 'excited' for Joel Embiid

76ers second-year wing Robert Covington recently sat down with Chris Cason of Slam Online to discuss his first season in Philadelphia, a breakout year for the undrafted former afterthought.In the interview, Covington discusses his rise from the D-League, the security in finally having some stability and life while playing for a 17-win team.He also mentions this gem about 2014 76ers...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers complete season sweep of Nuggets behind 25 from Covington

  Rookie Robert Covington tied a career high with 25 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 99-85 on Wednesday night. Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 15 rebounds for the 76ers, who swept the season series from the Nuggets. Ty Lawson scored 19 points and Wilson Chandler had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Nuggets. Covington, who also tied a career high with six...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Covington leads 76ers past Hornets for fourth straight home win

PHILADELPHIA -- Robert Covington scored 11 of his game-high 22 points in a pivotal third quarter, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to an 89-81 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night. It Philadelphia's fourth straight home victory after opening the season 3-18 on its home floor. The last time the 76ers won a fourth in a row at home was on March 30, 2013, when they defeated...
Via Associated Press
February 07, 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 Rookie Of The Year

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...
Via RealGM
April 19, 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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