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ROBERT COVINGTON RUMORS

Robert Covington Has Zero Interest in Dwight Howard’s FaceTime Requests

The Philadelphia 76ers may recycle assets indefinitely, but for now, at least they have Robert Covington! The rookie has been a random surprise for the Sixers this season, averaging 13.2 points and almost five rebounds per game. In fact, Covington is so confident these days that he has it in him to reject Rockets center Dwight Howard multiple times on FaceTime: This pretty much...
Via Busted Coverage
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Is Robert Covington A Core Player?

  (Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Robert Covington seemed to be another D-Leaguer who was just on the Philadelphia 76ers to field 12-13 players, one of many that they have used for 2 years. That may have been true, but he has proven that he is in the NBA to stay. I have made no secret my distaste at how Sam Hinkie...
Via HoopStuff
22 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Covington leads 76ers to their 4th straight home win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) 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 AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers cool off Hornets

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 Fox Sports Carolinas
24 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
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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