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Robert Covington

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Philadelphia Sixers

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Background

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Signed with the Houston Rockets on July 13, 2013...waived by Houston October 27, 2014...signed with the 76ers November 15, 2014.

2014-2015 SEASON:
Established himself as a dangerous three-point shooter, finishing 10th in the NBA in both three-point shots made and attempted...appeared in 70 games for the 76ers during the 2014-15 season...scored 20 points or more 14 times...made six 3s on four separate occasions...highest scoring total of the year came against Washington (4/8)

2015-16 SEASON
Covington started 49 games for the 76ers in his second year with the team...best game came against the New York Knicks (4/8), in which he scored 30 points and connected on seven three-point shots...shot more than 60 percent from beyond the arc seven times. PERSONAL:
Son of Dennis and Teresa Bryant...born in Bellwood, Illinois...attended Proviso West high school.



COLLEGE:
Played all four years at Tennessee State...shot .476 percent from the field during his four years...scored a total of 1748 points...started 118 games.

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Vitals

Height: 6'9''/ 2.06m
Weight: 215 lbs./ 97.5 kg
Born: December 14, 1990
From: Tennessee State
Draft: 2016
NBA Debut: 2013
Years Pro: 3
Previous Teams:
  Philadelphia 76ers 2014 - 2015
  Houston Rockets 2013 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Tennessee State/USA

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