Robert Covington

#33 SF / Philadelphia 76ers / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-9 Weight: 215 lb Age: 25 College: Tennessee State

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Scoreless in 19 minutes Friday

    Covington went scoreless (0-5 FG, 0-4 3Pt), grabbing four rebounds and recording one block in 19 minutes during the 76ers' 106-94 loss to the Wizards on Friday. Covington appeared to be playing through some slight pain in his arm/wrist on Friday, but it's possible it was merely an off night. Covington is 3-for-14 in 40 minutes combined during the last two games, but as long as he is alright health-wise, he figures to continue earning plentiful minutes most nights on a 76ers team in need of his two-way capabilities.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Back at practice Tuesday

    Covington (illness) returned to practice Tuesday, Jessica Camerato of CSN New England reports. Covington missed Monday's practice due to a stomach illness, but he went through a full workout Tuesday and figures to be ready for Wednesday's matchup with the Hawks. Covington has had an up-and-down season, but he's been productive lately, averaging 15.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.4 steals over his last eight contests while shooting 42 percent from three on more than eight attempts per game.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Misses practice with illness

    Covington missed practice Monday due to a stomach virus, Jessica Camerato of CSN Philadelphia reports. The illness is likely nothing serious, but Covington should be considered day-to-day until the team says otherwise. With another day off before Wednesday's matchup with the Hawks, Covington figures to have a good chance to play, though more info should be available following Tuesday's practice.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Double-doubles in Saturday loss

    Covington had 12 points (5-11 FG, 2-7 3Pt), 13 rebounds, two steals, a block and an assist in a loss Saturday against the Warriors. Covington played a team-high 36 minutes and thrived in the up-tempo style of play against the Warriors on Saturday. The 13 rebounds were one shy of his season-high and he did great work at the defensive end as well. Covington was once a sneaky play in fantasy, but those days are long gone and now everyone knows his name. Covington's minutes have been trending in the right direction over the last six games, and he will continue to stuff the stat in a number of different areas.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Nets 19 points in Tuesday's win over Suns

    Covington scored 19 points (7-15 FG, 5-12 3Pt) with five rebounds during 32 minutes in Tuesday's 113-103 win against the Suns. Covington has been taking the highest volume of 3-point shots in the Eastern Conference lately and Tuesday was no different. It was the second game in a row that Covington drained five or more treys. He's averaging a shade over four makes a game from downtown, but has also gained value through his rebounding. The 76ers haven't been a complete joke lately, which has helped Covington elevate his fantasy production.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Scores game-high 25 points Sunday

    Covington had 25 points (6-15 FG, 6-13 3Pt, 7-9 FT), eight rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 34 minutes during the 76ers' 112-92 loss to the Celtics on Sunday. Covington committed four turnovers for the second straight game, but he matched his career-high with six threes. He also did a great job of attacking, and matched his season-high with nine attempts from the charity stripe. Over the last five games, the 25-year-old is offering 17.0 points, 6.8 rebounds, 4.2 threes, 1.6 steals, 1.4 assists, and 0.4 blocks in 33 minutes per appearance.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: contributes eight points, 11 boards in Wednesday's win

    Covington scored just eight points (2-8 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT) but pulled down 11 rebounds to go along with three steals over 30 minutes in Wednesday's 96-87 win against the Magic. Covington has done a nice job contributing in multiple stat categories lately, averaging 13.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 steals while knocking down 3.2 treys per game in his last five. He makes for a nice DFS option considering the low ownership percentage and price tag.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Plays season-high 46 minutes in loss

    Covington played a season-high 46 minutes in Monday's double-overtime loss to the Knicks, providing 11 points (3-9 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 2-3 FT), five rebounds, two blocks, one steal, and one assist. Covington drew back into the starting five for the first time since Dec. 26 and was entrusted to stay on the court for nearly the entire contest, as Jerami Grant (calf) was limited to just 15 minutes in his return from an injury. With point guard Ish Smith (28 shot attempts) and Jahlil Okafor (17 attempts) dominating the Sixers' possessions, Covington didn't get much of an opportunity to look for his own offense, but continued to sparkle from three-point range. Over his last three games, he's knocked down 13-of-27 tries from beyond the arc.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Gets starting nod at small forward Monday

    Covington will receive the start at small forward in Monday's game against the Knicks, Tom Moore of Calkins Media reports. Jerami Grant (calf) will return from his injury, but he'll face a 20-minute restriction, which the Sixers can more capably manage while he comes off the bench. That will allow Covington to slide into the starting five at small forward, an appointment he's earned on the strength of his most recent two performances. In a narrow loss to the Bulls on Thursday and a blowout win over the Trail Blazers on Saturday, Covington combined to produce 41 points, 10 rebounds, 10 three-pointers, four assists, and three steals. He should be back on the fantasy radar now that his three-point shot is beginning to fall.

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    76ers' Robert Covington: Scores team-high 25 in overtime loss Thursday

    Covington scored 25 points (8-16 FG, 6-10 3Pt, 3-4 FT) with six rebounds, two steals, and an assist over 30 minutes in a 115-111 overtime defeat to the Bulls on Thursday. Covington earned his increased playing time Thursday. With a calf injury sidelining Jerami Grant, Covington exceeded 30 minutes for the second straight game. Torrid three-point shooting is what helped Covington secure minutes over starter JaKarr Sampson on Thursday; through his last four games, Covington has landed 11 shots from downtown with 47.8 percent accuracy.

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