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  • • VIDEO: Robert Covington embarrasses Kristaps Porzingis at the rim with huge denial
    Houston Rockets wing Robert Covington just exhibited what type of form he’s in coming into the season restart. The 6-foot-7 forward decided to meet Dallas Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis at the rim on a dunk attempt, and it did not end well for the latter. Here’s a look at Covington’s impressive block on the […] The post VIDEO: Robert Covington embarrasses Kristaps Por...2020
  • • Mike D’Antoni speaks out on the Rockets’ biggest advantage in NBA’s return
    Mike D’Antoni and the Houston Rockets’ small-ball experiment was the talk of the NBA back in February. Houston traded center Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks as part of a four-team deal that netted them former Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Robert Covington. The move was not only intended to create even more spacing for D’Antoni’s perimeter-centric […] The post Mike...2020
  • • Robert Covington denounces vandalism, calls for peaceful protests
    Houston Rockets swingman Robert Covington has fired back at the protesters that decided to vandalize both public and private properties as part of their protesting efforts. Covington took to social media to denounce the act of vandalism while also explaining why he believes that it is not the proper avenue to voice out one’s grievances. […] The post Robert Covington denounces vandalism...2020
  • • Center of attention: Jeff Green enjoys playing the 5 for Rockets
    The Houston Rockets are getting center production from an unlikely source. Newly signed Rockets veteran Jeff Green, who has gotten significant run at the 5 in his first few games with Houston, said on Monday that he was perfectly comfortable with playing the position. “It’s not a challenge. It’s just basketball,” said Green, per Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. “It’s something I’ve done m...2020
  • • That's Pretty Interesting: With Robert Covington, radical Rockets are going small and thinking big on defense
    Also in the notebook: The improvisational Jazz!...2020
  • • Report: Rockets also among possible destinations for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
    The Houston Rockets already traded for Robert Covington, but now they could be in the market for another forward as well. Rod Boone of The Athletic reported on Saturday that the Houston Rockets are among the potential destinations for former No. 2 overall pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who was just bought out by the Charlotte Hornets. Boone also lists the Oklahoma City Thunder, the L.A. Clippers and...2020
  • • Pels' Jrue Holiday happy he didn't get dealt at the trade deadline
    Pelicans shooting guard Jrue Holiday was excited to remain in New Orleans through the trade deadline this season, as he explained to The Athletic's William Guillory. The 29-year-old Holiday, considered one of the best defensive guards in the league, is on the third year of a fairly reasonable five-year, $126M contract. Holiday held appeal for several contending teams looking to shore up their back...2020
  • • Timberwolves and Evan Turner discussing possible buyout
    After overhauling their roster at the trade deadline, the Timberwolves held a massive press conference today to officially introduce their new players. Malik Beasley, Juan Hernangomez, Jarred Vanderbilt, Omari Spellman, Jacob Evans, James Johnson, and – of course – D’Angelo Russell were are all in attendance. However, one new Timberwolf was absent: Evan Turner. Acquired for salary-matching purpose...2020
  • • Karl-Anthony Towns shares Instagram tribute to traded ex-teammates
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have undergone a complete roster overhaul over the past week, the scope of which is almost mind-boggling. Highlighted by the departures of Andrew Wiggins and Robert Covington and the arrival of D’Angelo Russell, the sudden and stunning changes to the change in teammates around him inspired Karl-Anthony Towns to pay tribute to those players no longer with the team. KAT to...2020
  • • Rockets GM: ‘We Feel Very Comfortable We Can Beat the Lakers’
    Rockets general manager Daryl Morey feels “very comfortable” they can beat the Los Angeles Lakers in a potential playoff series. Morey says the addition of Robert Covington in exchange for Clint Capela at Thursday’s NBA trade deadline bolsters Houston’s championship hopes. Led by Russell Westbrook‘s game-high 41 points and a small-ball attack, H-Town earned a […...2020

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Robert Covington injury and suspension

  • • Kings unlikely to trade Bogdan Bogdanovic
    Bogdan Bogdanovic has been considered a potential trade target for contenders this winter, but the Kings are unlikely to move the third-year swingman, a league source tells James Ham of NBC Sports California. Bogdanovic, 27, has battled injuries this season but is still averaging a career-best 14.3 PPG to go along with 3.6 APG and a .376 three-point percentage. There has been speculation that the ...2020
  • • Timberwolves' Robert Covington undergoes successful right knee surgery
    Minneapolis-St. Paul --The Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday announced that forward Robert Covington underwent a successful diagnostic arthroscopic procedure Monday morning with debridement and removal of loose bodies in his right knee....2019
  • • Timberwolves’ Robert Covington undergoes knee surgery
    Timberwolves forward Robert Covington underwent a diagnostic arthroscopic procedure Monday morning with debridement and removal of loose bodies in his right knee, according to a team press release. The surgery was performed at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. No timetable was released regarding the recovery process. Covington was dealt to Minnesota from Philadelphia in the blockbuster Jimmy Butler ...2019
  • • Derrick Rose undergoes successful elbow surgery
    Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose underwent successful arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow, the team announced in a press release on Saturday. Earlier this week, we relayed that Rose, Robert Covington and Jeff Teague were done for the season. Rose had missed four games due to soreness and swelling in his right elbow, and an MRI revealed a chip fracture and a loose bo...2019
  • Timberwolves Shut Down Derrick Rose for Remainder of Season
    • Timberwolves Shut Down Derrick Rose for Remainder of Season
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have shut down Derrick Rose for the remainder of the season, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic. Rose, who has a chip fracture in his right elbow, is one of three Wolves players to be shut down. Robert Covington (right knee) and Jeff Teague (left foot) have also been shut down, per […] The post Timberwolves Shut Down Derrick Rose for Remainder of Season appeare...2019
  • • Wolves' Rose (elbow), others out rest of year
    Derrick Rose (elbow), Jeff Teague (foot) and Robert Covington (knee) will miss the rest of the Minnesota Timberwolves' season, the team announced Thursday....2019
  • • Wolves rule out Robert Covington, Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague for season
    Robert Covington, Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague won’t play again for the Timberwolves this season, the club announced today in a press release. Covington, who hasn’t played for Minnesota since December 31 due to a right knee bone bruise, recently suffered a setback in his rehab process, per the Wolves. The veteran wing will require additional treatment before returning to the court, so the club wil...2019
  • • Derrick Rose out for rest of season with elbow injury
    The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday morning that Derrick Rose will miss the remainder of the NBA season with an elbow injury. “An MRI taken Tuesday at Mayo Clinic Square revealed a chip fracture and a loose body in his elbow. The team and Rose are currently exploring further treatment options and he is expected to miss the remainder of the season.” During the same release, Minnesota anno...2019
  • • Robert Covington to miss extended time
    Timberwolves forward Robert Covington has been diagnosed with a bone bruise and will be out for an extended period, head coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters today, per Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. While Thibodeau couldn’t offer a specific timeline for Covington’s potential recovery and return, he added that the Wolves don’t believe surgery will be required, as Krawczynski relays. The Timberwolv...2019
  • • Timberwolves trade Jimmy Butler to Sixers
    The Sixers have agreed to acquire Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round pick, according to Shams Charania and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic:  A trade call with the league to finalize the deal has been scheduled for Monday, Charania adds: Butler and the Sixers fully expect to reach an agreement on a long-term dea...2018

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Robert Covington trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Mike D’Antoni speaks out on the Rockets’ biggest advantage in NBA’s return
    Mike D’Antoni and the Houston Rockets’ small-ball experiment was the talk of the NBA back in February. Houston traded center Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks as part of a four-team deal that netted them former Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Robert Covington. The move was not only intended to create even more spacing for D’Antoni’s perimeter-centric […] The post Mike...2020
  • • Report: Rockets also among possible destinations for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
    The Houston Rockets already traded for Robert Covington, but now they could be in the market for another forward as well. Rod Boone of The Athletic reported on Saturday that the Houston Rockets are among the potential destinations for former No. 2 overall pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who was just bought out by the Charlotte Hornets. Boone also lists the Oklahoma City Thunder, the L.A. Clippers and...2020
  • • Pels' Jrue Holiday happy he didn't get dealt at the trade deadline
    Pelicans shooting guard Jrue Holiday was excited to remain in New Orleans through the trade deadline this season, as he explained to The Athletic's William Guillory. The 29-year-old Holiday, considered one of the best defensive guards in the league, is on the third year of a fairly reasonable five-year, $126M contract. Holiday held appeal for several contending teams looking to shore up their back...2020
  • • Timberwolves and Evan Turner discussing possible buyout
    After overhauling their roster at the trade deadline, the Timberwolves held a massive press conference today to officially introduce their new players. Malik Beasley, Juan Hernangomez, Jarred Vanderbilt, Omari Spellman, Jacob Evans, James Johnson, and – of course – D’Angelo Russell were are all in attendance. However, one new Timberwolf was absent: Evan Turner. Acquired for salary-matching purpose...2020
  • • Karl-Anthony Towns shares Instagram tribute to traded ex-teammates
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have undergone a complete roster overhaul over the past week, the scope of which is almost mind-boggling. Highlighted by the departures of Andrew Wiggins and Robert Covington and the arrival of D’Angelo Russell, the sudden and stunning changes to the change in teammates around him inspired Karl-Anthony Towns to pay tribute to those players no longer with the team. KAT to...2020
  • • Rockets GM: ‘We Feel Very Comfortable We Can Beat the Lakers’
    Rockets general manager Daryl Morey feels “very comfortable” they can beat the Los Angeles Lakers in a potential playoff series. Morey says the addition of Robert Covington in exchange for Clint Capela at Thursday’s NBA trade deadline bolsters Houston’s championship hopes. Led by Russell Westbrook‘s game-high 41 points and a small-ball attack, H-Town earned a […...2020
  • • NBA trade grades: Rockets, Hawks, Timberwolves, Nuggets complete 12-player, four-team deal
    Robert Covington will move to Houston and Clint Capela would be on his way to the Hawks, among other moves...2020
  • • Warriors trade D’Angelo Russell to Timberwolves for Andrew Wiggins, two draft picks
    The Warriors agreed to trade star guard D’Angelo Russell to the Timberwolves for Andrew Wiggins, a protected 2021 first-round pick, and a 2021 second-round pick, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Wolves’ acquisition of Russell represents the culmination of a pursuit that dates back at least to the 2019 free agent period, when the team made D-Lo its top target and offered him a lucrative ...2020
  • • Rockets betting small ball will deliver huge payoff
    In the past 15 years, NBA teams have slowly chipped away at the notion that a team must have size to win. Smaller, faster lineups eschewing traditional post-centric big men are more common today than ever. It’s not exactly a stretch to say the NBA is trending toward skill over size these days.  Although teams may be more comfortable with small ball, the idea of abandoning a starting lineup anchore...2020
  • • Karl-Anthony Towns shares cryptic Instagram posts after Timberwolves’ moves
    Karl-Anthony Towns is stirring the social media pot in the wake of his team making some pre-deadline trades. The Minnesota Timberwolves star posted a series of memes to his Instagram Story on Tuesday indicating that he was confused or otherwise perturbed. Losers of their last 12 games, the Wolves have plummeted to 14th in the West at 15-34. They had been in talks with the Golden State Warriors to ...2020

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  • • Tuesday NBA Roundup: Joel Embiid Continues March Toward Rookie of the Year
    2017
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  • • Covington scores 16 for 76ers in 97-79 win over Pistons
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Robert Covington had 16 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Detroit Pistons 97-79 on Sunday night for their second consecutive road victory after going nearly a year without one....2016
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  • • WATCH: Kyrie Irving Scores First Points of Season
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  • • Everything You Need to Know About the Philadelphia 76ers' 2015-16 NBA Season
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Robert Covington kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • New Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce talks defense at intro presser
    During his introductory press conference on Monday, new Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce talked about his passion for defense, and indicated that he’ll be looking for defensive-minded assistants as he starts putting together his staff in Atlanta, as Charles Odum of The Associated Press writes.“If we weren’t doing this press conference right now, I’d probably have these guys doing some defensive drill...2018
  • • Is Paul George a better fit than LeBron James for Sixers?
    The Sixers should pursue Paul George rather than LeBron James in free agency, contends Tim Bontemps of The Washington Post. George is a better fit, Bontemps argues, because he would allow Ben Simmons to remain the primary ball handler. Simmons is accomplished in nearly every phase of the game except for shooting and wouldn’t be effective spotting up alongside James.George not only adds another thr...2018
  • Robert Covington Teams Up with Kids Foot Locker, Boys and Girls Club of America in Philly
    • Robert Covington Teams Up with Kids Foot Locker, Boys and Girls Club of America in Philly
    The Sixers forward spends time with some local kids. The post Robert Covington Teams Up with Kids Foot Locker, Boys and Girls Club of America in Philly appeared first on SLAMonline....2018
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    2015
  • • Philadelphia 76ers' Future Preparing to Arrive Right on Schedule
    2015
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  • • Philadelphia 76ers Should Be Ready to Compete in 2015 Free-Agent Frenzy
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Top Robert Covington news

  • • WATCH: Kyrie Irving Scores First Points of Season
    2015
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    2015
  • • Sources: Covington, Capela part of 4-team deal
    The Rockets, Hawks, Timberwolves and Nuggets have agreed to a multiplayer trade that includes Clint Capela and Robert Covington, among other players, and draft picks, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....2020
  • • WATCH: Andre Drummond Throws Dunk over 76ers Roster
    2015
  • • Robert Covington Drills Game-Winner Against Portland
    2017
  • • WATCH: Sixers execute perfect end-of-game play to beat Wolves at buzzer
    Robert Covington plays hero in this one...2017
  • • Warriors Record-Setting Streak Seems Far from over and Other Saturday Takeaways
    2014
  • • Sources: Capela dealt in 4-team, 12-player trade
    The Rockets, Hawks, Timberwolves and Nuggets have agreed to a 12-player trade that includes Clint Capela and Robert Covington, among others, as well as draft picks, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....2020
  • • Philadelphia 76ers' Future Preparing to Arrive Right on Schedule
    2015
  • • WATCH: Robert Covington Banks 3-Pointer to Force 2OT
    2016

Robert Covington fantasy rankings and news

  • • Fantasy hoops: Grab Trevor Ariza; trade Robert Covington?
    Many sports fans are shifting their attention from fantasy football to fantasy basketball this week, with a majority of football leagues concluding. Certainly, those who have been heavily involved in their basketball leagues and have been following our weekly Fantasy Hoops column are in a better position to reach their fantasy basketball playoffs, but there’s still time for all to improve. Looking...2018
  • • NBA DFS: Robert Covington and top picks for April 4 DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy basketball lineups
    SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with more than $1M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice....2018
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    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS DraftKings Best Player Picks for Nov. 29
    2015
  • • Robert Covington Injury: Updates on 76ers SF's Arm and Return
    2015

Robert Covington schedule, game

  • • Pels' Jrue Holiday happy he didn't get dealt at the trade deadline
    2020
  • • Rockets GM: ‘We Feel Very Comfortable We Can Beat the Lakers’
    2020
  • • Rockets betting small ball will deliver huge payoff
    2020
  • Winners and losers from massive four-team, 12-player, Clint Capela trade
    • Winners and losers from massive four-team, 12-player, Clint Capela trade
    Robert Covington just moved from a losing team in a cold-weather city to a playoff team in a warm one. That's a win....2020
  • • Rockets trade Clint Capela for Robert Covington, signaling all-in shift to small ball barring other moves
    The Rockets are ready to play P.J. Tucker at the five during the playoffs...2020
  • • Rockets owner not happy with team’s performance ahead of trade deadline
    Reports earlier in the week indicated that Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta wanted to shed some salary as a way to save cash against the NBA’s luxury tax model. That may no longer be the case. Houston is currently engaged in what would be a four-team deal that would send star forward Robert Covington from Minnesota to the Rockets. The same deal would include starting center Clint Capela headi...2020
  • • Sixers have interest in Robert Covington, other players
    The Sixers are parsing the trade market for reinforcements who can shoot the ball. According to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, Philadelphia has interest in several role players, including Malik Beasley, Glenn Robinson III, Davis Bertans, E’Twaun Moore and Andre Iguodala. O’Conner adds that the team also has interest in Robert Covington, who the team dealt away in the Jimmy Butler deal last season. ...2020
  • • Rockets interested in forward Robert Covington
    A day after Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that the Rockets were willing to surrender future assets for help on the wing, Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer identifies one specific target Houston is eyeing. League sources tell O’Connor that the Rockets have “serious interest” in Timberwolves forward Robert Covington. Houston isn’t the only team with interest in Covington — O’Connor hears from m...2019
  • • Robert Covington to miss extended time
    2019
  • • Fantasy hoops: Grab Trevor Ariza; trade Robert Covington?
    2018

Robert Covington rumors, scandals

  • • Kings unlikely to trade Bogdan Bogdanovic
    2020
  • • Timberwolves back to where they began after trading Jimmy Butler
    The Timberwolves are back to where they started before the first Jimmy Butler trade with a young nucleus built around Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, writes Chip Scoggins of The Star-Tribune. Coach/executive Tom Thibodeau changed the blueprint in Minnesota last year when he acquired Butler from the Bulls in hopes of finding a veteran leader who could vault the team to the top of the West. N...2018
  • • Fans react to 76ers pulling off Jimmy Butler trade
    After weeks of waiting, the Minnesota Timberwolves have finally traded star guard Jimmy Butler. On Saturday, Minnesota shipped Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers in a Saturday morning blockbuster trade. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Minnesota will receive forwards Robert Covington, Dario Saric and a future second-round pick for Butler and Justin Patton. The saga around Butler’s desire sta...2018
  • Robert Covington Trusted The Process and It Paid Off
    • Robert Covington Trusted The Process and It Paid Off
    Everybody’s got a favorite player. Maybe yours hit a buzzer-beater at your first NBA game and you loved him from then on. For others, it runs deeper. Think of the modest kid who feels connected to the soft-spoken Kawhi Leonard, or the baller practicing to shoot off one leg like Dirk or to fade like […] The post Robert Covington Trusted The Process and It Paid Off appeared first on SLAMonline...2018
  • • 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 halftime, a la Hen...2017
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    2017
  • • Huge Wolves comeback derailed by 76ers' buzzer-beater
    PHILADELPHIA -- Robert Covington made a fall-away shot off an inbounds pass with 0.2 seconds left to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 93-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.The Sixers needed the late basket after they blew a 26-point lead and seemed headed to overtime. Ricky Rubio, just a 26 percent 3-point shooter, buried one with 1.6 seconds left that tied it at 91.Dario Sar...2017
  • • WATCH: Sixers execute perfect end-of-game play to beat Wolves at buzzer
    2017
  • • Joel Embiid points out the Sixers are ‘Undefeated in 2017’
    The Philadelphia 76ers narrowly snatched victory from the jaws of humiliating defeat on Tuesday night, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves by a score of 93-91 at Wells Fargo Center. But the victory came after the Sixers blew a 26-point lead early on in the third quarter by allowing the T’Wolves to stage a furious comeback. The improbable almost became reality when a Ricky Rubio three-pointer tied t...2017
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    2016

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