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Report: 76ers Looking To Extend Robert Covington

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Robert Covington is entering the final-year of his rookie contract.

According to a report from 97.3’s Michael Kaskey-Blomainthe Sixers are “interested in signing forward Robert Covington to an extension this offseason.”

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Covington, 26, has a $1.577 million player option for the 2017-18.

Covington, an undrafted find by ex Sixers GM Sam Hinkie, has developed into an excellent two-way NBA wing player. Last season, RoCo averaged 12.9 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.9 steals, and 1.5 assists in 31.6 minutes. After three NBA seasons, the 6-9 Covington is shooting 35.4-percent from three-point range on 6.4 attempts.

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