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Robert Covington
PPG RPG APG
12.2 6.4 1.6
Team: PhiladelphiaHeight: 6-9 Born: 12/14/1990
Position: FWeight: 225 Birthplace: Bellwood, Illinois
College: Tennessee StateDraft: Undrafted


Latest News
Feb. 27 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)03:2921:29 ET8:29 PM CTNaN:� - Robert Covington scored 15 points Monday on 6-of-11 shooting as the Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Golden State Warriors 119-108. Covington pulled down eight rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 34:49 of playing time. He tacked on four steals. Covington went 2 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Covington's 3-point shooting has cooled off a bit, though he's still piling up steals in bunches. He's produced three thefts or more in six consecutive games and is averaging 19 points on a 42.9 success rate (21 of 49) from beyond the arc during that period.
Feb. 25 7:37 PM PT8:37 PM MT9:37 PM CT10:37 PM ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST7:37 UAE (+1)04:3722:37 ET9:37 PM CTNaN:� - Covington went just 2 of 11 from 3-point range in Saturday's loss at New York, though he still managed 20 points, 10 rebounds and three steals.
Analysis: The streaky forward entered the matchup 17 of 31 from beyond the arc over his previous four games. Covington remains a good play right now, as he's averaging 19.8 points and 8.4 rebounds over a five-game stretch in which he's recorded three or more steals in each of those outings.
Feb. 15 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)03:2921:29 ET8:29 PM CTNaN:� - Covington's hot shooting continued following the All-Star break, as he knocked down 5 of 9 shots from 3-point range while tallying 25 points, 11 rebounds and four steals in Philadelphia's 120-112 win over Washington.
Analysis: Covington is 17 of 31 from 3 over a four-game surge in which he's averaged 19.8 points and eight rebounds. The forward is also getting it done on the other end, recording at least three steals in each of those four contests.
Feb. 13 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4720:47 ET7:47 PM CTNaN:� - Covington had 17 points Monday in Charlotte.
Analysis: Covington has totaled 36 points in the past two games after he scored eight on Thursday at Orlando to end a string of 11 straight contests with double-digit points.
Feb. 11 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST7:45 UAE (+1)04:4522:45 ET9:45 PM CTNaN:� - Covington scored 19 points and shot 5 of 6 from downtown in Saturday's win over Miami.
Analysis: Covington bounced back after he had eight points on 3-of-12 shooting Thursday at Orlando. He also had seven rebounds, four steals and two blocks in the win.
Feb. 8 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST7:04 UAE (+1)04:0422:04 ET9:04 PM CTNaN:� - Covington had 18 points in Wednesday's loss to the Spurs.
Analysis: Covington was playing in his second game after missing three straight with a right hand contusion. He had back-to-back 20-point games before getting injured.
Feb. 1 9:14 AM PT10:14 AM MT11:14 AM CT12:14 PM ET17:14 GMT1:14 10:14 AM MST12:14 PM EST21:14 UAE18:1412:14 ET11:14 AM CTNaN:� - Covington (right hand contusion) participated in Sunday's practice and is available to play Monday at Detroit.
Analysis: The 3-point specialist will return from a three-game absence. Covington tallied 44 points while going 8 of 18 from beyond the arc over two games prior to being sidelined.
Jan. 30 5:26 AM PT6:26 AM MT7:26 AM CT8:26 AM ET13:26 GMT21:26 6:26 AM MST8:26 AM EST17:26 UAE14:268:26 ET7:26 AM CTNaN:� - Covington added 21 points and a season-high 12 rebounds for the Sixers on Sunday.
Analysis: He has no fantasy value.
Jan. 30 5:21 PM PT6:21 PM MT7:21 PM CT8:21 PM ET1:21 GMT9:21 6:21 PM MST8:21 PM EST5:21 UAE (+1)02:2120:21 ET7:21 PM CTNaN:� - Covington had 23 points, 10 rebounds and four steals Monday against the Kings.
Analysis: It was the second straight 20-point game for Covington, who's averaging 16.6 points, 8 rebounds and 2.3 steals over the last seven games.
Jan. 20 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)02:4920:49 ET7:49 PM CTNaN:� - Covington scored 22 points and made two 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds to lead the 76ers to a come-from-behind 93-92 win over the Trail Blazers on Friday night.
Analysis: It was the fourth 20-point game of the season for Covington, who shot 5 of 12 from deep after entering the contest as a 29.7 percent shooter from 3-point range.
Jan. 8 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET18:48 GMT2:48 11:48 AM MST1:48 PM EST22:48 UAE19:4813:48 ET12:48 PM CTNaN:� - Covington had 15 points, 11 rebounds and five steals Sunday.
Analysis: It was his second double-double in three games, and Covington is averaging 13.3 points and 6.9 rebounds over the past 12 contests.
Jan. 5 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET16:49 GMT0:49 9:49 AM MST11:49 AM EST20:49 UAE17:4911:49 ET10:49 AM CTNaN:� - The 76ers' Covington will play in Friday's game at Boston.
Analysis: Covington was forced to exit Thursday's practice early with a lower back contusion, though the injury shouldn't be a major concern. His 27.8 percent success rate on 3-pointers this season is a greater worry.
Jan. 3 6:17 PM PT7:17 PM MT8:17 PM CT9:17 PM ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST6:17 UAE (+1)03:1721:17 ET8:17 PM CTNaN:� - Covington hit the game-winning shot Tuesday against Minnesota and finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and a season high-tyuing four steals.
Analysis: Despite his heroics, it was another awful shooting night for Covington, who was 4 of 14 and is 12 for 43 (27.9 percent) in his last four games. He's 4 for 24 from long range during that span, including an 0-for-7 effort at Utah on Thursday.
Dec. 17 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST9:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CTNaN:� - Covington wound up with 14 points and six rebounds Friday against the Lakers, though he was just 6 of 16 from the field and 0 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Covington appeared to be turning a corner after amassing 42 points over his previous two outings, including Wednesday's season-high 26 against Toronto. The stretch forward was 5 of 11 on 3-pointers over those two games but still shooting just 30 percent from deep this season.
Dec. 14 6:23 PM PT7:23 PM MT8:23 PM CT9:23 PM ET2:23 GMT10:23 7:23 PM MST9:23 PM EST6:23 UAE (+1)03:2321:23 ET8:23 PM CTNaN:� - Covington set season highs with 26 points and 12 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: It was his third game back after missing three with a knee injury.
Dec. 5 8:04 AM PT9:04 AM MT10:04 AM CT11:04 AM ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST20:04 UAE17:0411:04 ET10:04 AM CTNaN:� - Covington (knee) returned for Thursday's game in New Orleans, contributing seven points and seven rebounds in 31 minutes.
Analysis: Covington had missed three games with a knee injury suffered last Friday against Orlando. He was back in the starting lineup upon returning despite a disappointing season, shooting just 31.0 percent from the field and averaging 8.4 points.
Nov. 28 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CTNaN:� - Covington was the 76ers' bright spot in Monday's loss at Toronto, in which he put up 20 points and drained 6 of 9 shots from 3-point range.
Analysis: Unfortunately for both the Sixers and those who may have taken Covington in fantasy drafts, performances like this one have been rare this season. He's still shooting just 30.8 percent from the field and entered Monday's contest averaging only 7 points over his previous eight games.
Nov. 23 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CTNaN:� - Covington finally had an encouraging performance Wednesday, scoring 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting and grabbing 10 rebounds to go with three steals and three blocks.
Analysis: Covington's season average is still just 8.1 points - nearly five below last season - because he shot 18.2 percent in the previous five games while totaling just 27 points.
Nov. 20 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET5:05 GMT13:05 10:05 PM MST12:05 AM EST9:05 UAE06:050:05 ET11:05 PM CTNaN:� - Covington's woes continued Saturday as he went 1 of 5 from the field and scored four points.
Analysis: Covington has shot 4 for 31 over his last four games and is averaging just 7.2 points for the season, compared to 17.6 in his final 11 games last season. Coach Brett Brown, though, says he'll keep him in the starting lineup. "I've thought about bringing Covington off the bench," Brown said. "But I'm not going to do it. Shooters shoot."
Nov. 9 7:29 PM PT8:29 PM MT9:29 PM CT10:29 PM ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST7:29 UAE (+1)04:2922:29 ET9:29 PM CTNaN:� - Covington led the Sixers with 23 points in a 122-115 overtime loss to the Pacers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Covington finally got hot Wednesday, shooting 8 of 16 after starting the season 10 of 41.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
13-14 Hou 7 4.9 2.3 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 .429 .364 -
14-15 Phi 70 27.9 13.5 4.5 1.5 1.4 0.4 1.8 .396 .374 .820
15-16 Phi 67 28.4 12.8 6.3 1.4 1.6 0.6 2.1 .385 .353 .791
16-17 Phi 53 31.5 12.2 6.4 1.6 2.0 0.9 1.9 .393 .327 .797
Career 197 28.2 12.5 5.5 1.5 1.6 0.6 1.9 .391 .354 .805

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
13-14 Hou  7 34 6 14 4 11 0 0 2 5 0 2 0 1 16
14-15 Phi  70 1956 299 756 167 446 178 217 65 316 105 97 31 128 943
15-16 Phi  67 1903 274 712 170 482 140 177 65 419 97 105 40 143 858
16-17 Phi  53 1669 221 563 107 327 98 123 75 337 85 106 47 103 647
Career 197 5562 800 2045 448 1266 416 517 207 1077 287 310 118 375 2464


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