Robert Covington

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Birthday
14, 1990
Birthplace
Bellwood, IL
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1990 (age 29)
Birthplace
Bellwood, IL

About

Small forward/shooting guard who joined the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2014 season after a brief stint with the Houston Rockets. He signed a 4-year deal with the 76ers in 2017, then was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2018. He returned to the Rockets after a blockbuster trade during the 2019-20 NBA season. 

Before Fame

He played his collegiate basketball at Tennessee State from 2009 to 2013. During his debut 2013-2014 season in the NBA, he played extensively in the D-League with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

Trivia

He ended the 2013-2014 season as the NBA D-League Rookie of the Year. He began the 2015-2016 season as the Philadelphia 76ers' starting small forward.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Bellwood, Illinois.

Associated With

He has played forward alongside Jahlil Okafor for the Philadelphia 76ers.