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Robert Covington

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6'9" (205cm)
225lbs (102kg)
3 PT P&R Wing Handoff

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Robert Covington pinkdiamond card

98 Overall

3224 Total attr.

90 Outside scoring

  • 95 Shot close
  • 91 Shot mid
  • 98 Shot 3pt
  • 25 Shot IQ
  • 92 Free throw
  • 95 Offensive consistency

73 Inside scoring

  • 88 Driving layup
  • 60 Standing dunk
  • 80 Driving dunk
  • 78 Draw foul
  • 55 Post moves
  • 49 Post hook
  • 48 Post fade
  • 98 Hands

91 Athleticism

  • 90 Speed
  • 90 Acceleration
  • 88 Vertical
  • 89 Strength
  • 98 Stamina
  • 98 Hustle
  • 80 Overall durability

64 Playmaking

  • 88 Speed with ball
  • 87 Ball handle
  • 80 Passing accuracy
  • 26 Passing vision
  • 25 Passing IQ

91 Defending

  • 79 Interior defense
  • 97 Perimeter defense
  • 97 Help defense IQ
  • 90 Pick & roll defense IQ
  • 98 Lateral quickness
  • 95 Pass perception
  • 68 Reaction time
  • 95 Steal
  • 88 Block
  • 93 Shot contest
  • 95 Defensive consistency

59 Rebounding

  • 55 Offensive rebound
  • 60 Defensive rebound


Consistent Finisher

Provides more explosive first steps out of tripple threat and size-ups

Contact Finisher

Improves the ability to convert contact layups and dunks in traffi

Fancy Footwork

Improves a player's ability to beat defenders with an advanced layup or dunk gather

Fastbreak Finisher

Boosts player's Takeover meter when completing a dunk on a fastbreak

Pro Touch

Gives an additional boost for having good layup timing

Relentless Finisher

Reduces the fatigue effects from continually finishing at the rim with contact


Boosts the ability to hit high degree of difficulty layups

Backdown Punisher

Increases the chances of a player successfully backing down their opponent


Boosts team's Takeover meters after completing a highlight play

Slithery Finisher

Improves a player's ability to avoid contact when attacking the rim


Catch & Shoot

Boosts the chance of hitting a jump shot immediately after a catch

Clutch Shooter

Increases the ability to knock down shots in clutch moments

Corner Specialist

Gives a boost to shots taken near the corner

Flexible Release

Reduces the penalty suffered from mis-timed jump shot releases

Green Machine

Increases the bonus given for consecutive excellent releases

Hot Zone Hunter

Boosts the shot percentage for attempts taken in a player's favorite spots

Quick Draw

Speeds up the release of a jump shot

Range Extender

Extends the range from which a player can effectively shoot

Slippery Off-Ball

Strengthens the player's ability to get the open off the ball

Tireless Shooter

Improves a player's ability to make shots when fatigued

Volume Shooter

Boosts shot percentages as shot attempts accrue throughout the game

Difficult Shots

Improves the ability to shoot difficult shots off the dribble

Hot Start

Improves player's shooting ability after making first shot until a miss occurs

Pick & Popper

Elevates the shot percentage for an attempt taken off a pick and fade situation



Increases overall speed with the ball in transition

Handles For Days

Reduces the amount of energy lost when performing dribble moves

Quick First Step

Provides more explosive first steps out of tripple threat and size-ups


Reduces the chances of getting stripped by the defender


Boosts the shot percentage for open teammates on jump shots after catching a pass

Tight Handles

Improves a player's ability to break down their defender



Boosts the ability to stay in front of the ball handler on the perimeter

Heart Crusher

Decreases opponents' Takeover meters when achieving a highlight play on defense


Increases chances at getting steals in passing lanes


Intimidates offensive players causing them to miss shots more often

Off-Ball Pest

Improves a player's ability to bump and harass the offense off the ball

Pick Dodger

Improves a player's ability to navigate through screens effectively on defense

Pick Pocket

Improves a player's ability to steal the ball from a ball handler

Pogo Stick

Improves the ability to attempt multiple blocks in succession

Tireless Defender

Reduces energy lost when exerting efforts on defense


Makes life difficult for the offensive players when trapped

Defensive Leader

Boosts the defensive abilities of teammates when in the game

Chase Down Artist

Raises the chances of getting a chase-down block

Lightning Reflexes

Receives an earlier cue on the Read and React system while playing defense

Moving Truck

Strengthens a defender's ability to move people around in the post

Post Move Lockdown

Improves the defender's ability to defend post moves

Rebound Chaser

Improves a player's ability to chase down rebounds



Not one to hide emotion during big moments


  • 80 Standing dunk
  • 95 Driving dunk
  • 95 Flashy dunk
  • 25 Alley-oop
  • 10 Putback dunk
  • 20 Crash


  • 80 Driving layup
  • 0 Spin layup
  • 0 Hop step layup
  • 0 Euro step layup
  • 20 Floater

Jump shooting

  • 0 Step through shot
  • 37 Shot under basket
  • 10 Shot close
  • 10 Shot close left
  • 66 Shot close middle
  • 24 Shot close right
  • 5 Shot mid
  • 45 Spot up shot mid
  • 40 Off screen shot mid
  • 80 Shot 3pt
  • 99 Spot up shot 3pt
  • 45 Off screen shot 3pt
  • 5 Contested jumper mid
  • 60 Contested jumper 3pt
  • 5 Stepback jumper mid
  • 0 Stepback jumper 3pt
  • 0 Spin jumper
  • 15 Transition pull up 3pt
  • 20 Drive pull up 3pt
  • 0 Drive pull up mid
  • 5 Use glass

Drive setup

  • 5 Triple threat pump fake
  • 15 Triple threat jab step
  • 50 Triple threat idle
  • 0 Triple threat shoot
  • 0 Setup with sizeup
  • 0 Setup with hesitation
  • 0 No setup dribble


  • 50 Drive
  • 25 Spot up drive
  • 15 Off screen drive
  • 85 Drive right
  • 15 Driving crossover
  • 0 Driving spin
  • 0 Driving step back
  • 0 Driving half spin
  • 0 Driving double crossover
  • 0 Driving behind the back
  • 0 Driving dribble hesitation
  • 0 Driving in and out
  • 40 No driving dribble move
  • 20 Attack strong on drive


  • 55 Shoot
  • 60 Touches
  • 0 Roll vs. pop
  • 75 Transition spot up
  • 0 Iso vs. elite defender
  • 0 Iso vs. good defender
  • 0 Iso vs. average defender
  • 0 Iso vs. poor defender
  • 65 Play discipline

Post game

  • 0 Post up
  • 0 Post shimmy shot
  • 0 Post face up
  • 0 Post back down
  • 0 Post aggressive backdown
  • 55 Shoot from post
  • 0 Post hook left
  • 0 Post hook right
  • 15 Post fade left
  • 15 Post fade right
  • 0 Post up and under
  • 15 Post hop shot
  • 15 Post step back shot
  • 0 Post drive
  • 0 Post spin
  • 0 Post drop step
  • 0 Post hop step


  • 40 Dish to open man
  • 5 Flashy pass
  • 0 Alley oop pass


  • 95 Pass interception
  • 10 Take charge
  • 95 On-ball steal
  • 95 Contest shot
  • 95 Block shot
  • 15 Foul
  • 10 Hard foul

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    25 simulation efficiency


    KOT4Q knows


    kennys the best


    Legend says that 2k changed his position to small forward to turn him from a gold to a pink diamond


    Top 10 players with The Most Game-Winning Buzzer-Beaters In NBA History
    10) andre iguodala
    9) gilbert arenas
    8) vince carter
    7) kevin garnett
    6) dwayne wade
    5) paul pierce
    4) lebron james
    3) joe Johnson
    2) kobe bryant
    1) Michael jordan
    And only paul pierce and Vince has an buzzer beater card
    Very disrespectful to these players


    its because no one gives a shit about buzzer beaters packs,


    this card is nice but 100k wtf


    @LMN24, i have a GOAT squad but i always add this guy to my like up! He's my favorite player!


    lets go RoCo


    He has a 98 !!!!!!!!!!!


    Did you know that he has a 7'1 wingspan #randomwingspans


    Why does this card have lower stats than his diamond?


    Yeah I said the same thing


    the tendencies and badges are better at least though

    Show 1 reply...

    Yeah, he can also play sg


    kenny wouldn't like this


    Whats he going for rn


    DBG will make love to this card


    no, he wouldn't


    Watch this vid on roco


    The average attribute on this card is 82.6. This is sad 2K.


    Why am I getting downvoted for informing people that this card is an emerald hiding in a PD's body?




    This card a hidden opal with that low shot IQ & passing vision/IQ


    I'm in love with the RoCo (RoCo, RoCo)
    I'm in love with the RoCo (RoCo, RoCo)
    Hinkie got him for the low low (low low)
    I'm in love with the RoCo (RoCo, RoCo)


    Shut the fuck up boomer get $W4G


    Kenny is in pain right now


    PD Roco that can play SG? lads lads lads...


    He is TRASH!!! Didnt even go to SYRACUSE


    dogshit card we need op BAM 2K


    No, he didnt go to SYRACUSE


    Never heard of this casual. Did he get signed yesterday?


    Random Facts:

    Robert Covington (born December 14, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The small forward played college basketball for the Tennessee State Tigers.[1] In 2018, he was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team.

    1 High school career
    2 College career
    3 Professional career
    3.1 Houston Rockets (2013–2014)
    3.2 Philadelphia 76ers (2014–2018)
    3.3 Minnesota Timberwolves (2018–2020)
    3.4 Return to Houston (2020–present)
    4 Career statistics
    4.1 NBA
    4.1.1 Regular season
    4.1.2 Playoffs
    4.2 College
    5 Personal life
    6 Awards and Achievements
    7 References
    8 External links

    High school career

    Covington attended Proviso West High School in Hillside, Illinois. As a senior in 2008–09, he averaged 18 points, 11 rebounds and 7 blocks per game as he was named the West Suburban Conference Player of the Year after leading Proviso West to the West Suburban Championship. He was also an All-Area and All-Conference first-team honoree.[2]
    College career

    In his freshman season at Tennessee State, Covington was named to the Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer team and earned Mid-Major Freshman All-America honors from In 32 games (28 starts), he averaged 11.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocks in 27.3 minutes per game.[2][3]

    In his sophomore season, Covington recorded eight double-doubles and was named OVC Player of the Week on December 27, 2010. He led the team in rebounds (7.5 rpg), field goal percentage (.500) and three-point field goal percentage (.460). He also led the OVC with his 46% three-point shooting as he earned second-team All-OVC and second-team NABC Division I All-District 19 honors. In 30 games (all starts), he averaged 13.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 blocks in 30.8 minutes per game.[2][3]

    In his junior season, Covington earned first-team All-OVC and first-team NABC Division I All-District 19 honors, and was named the 2011–12 OVC co-MVP. He also earned OVC All-Tournament team and Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament team honors. At the season's end, he had 1,358 points and 693 rebounds, ranking for 16th and 13th in school history respectively. In 33 games (32 starts), he averaged 17.8 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks in 31.2 minutes per game.[2][3]

    In his senior season, Covington earned second-team All-OVC and second-team NABC Division I All-District 19 honors for the second time in his career despite missing ten games due to injury. In 23 games (22 starts), he averaged 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.7 blocks in 31.0 minutes per game. He finished his career ranked seventh on Tennessee State's all-time list in both scoring and rebounding, with 1,749 points and 876 rebounds.[2][3]
    Professional career
    Houston Rockets (2013–2014)
    Covington with the Rockets in 2013

    After going undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft, Covington joined the Houston Rockets for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On July 15, 2013, he signed a multi-year deal with the Rockets.[4] He spent the majority of the 2013–14 season in the NBA Development League with the Rockets' affiliate team, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, appearing in just seven NBA games.[5] He participated in the 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game in February,[6] where scored an NBA D-League All-Star record 33 points, 22 of which came in the game's final six minutes, en route to earning MVP honors in the game. He connected on 12 of his 23 shots, including four-of-eight three-pointers at NBA All-Star festivities in New Orleans.[7] In April, he was named the NBA D-League Rookie of the Year.[7] He played in 42 of the Vipers 50 regular season games, 41 as a starter. He averaged a team-high 23.2 points, good for second best in the NBA D-League, while shooting 44 percent from the field. He also averaged 9.2 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game.[7]

    After spending Summer League, training camp and preseason with the Rockets, Covington was waived on October 27, 2014.[8]

    Covington was selected 1st overall by the Grand Rapids Drive in the 2014 D-League Draft, however he never played for the team.
    Philadelphia 76ers (2014–2018)

    On November 15, 2014, Covington signed a reported four-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers.[9][10] He made his debut for the 76ers two days later, recording six points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals in 16½ minutes off the bench in a 100–75 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.[11] On December 3, he scored a career-best 17 points in an 85–77 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Two nights later against the Oklahoma City Thunder, he set a new career high.[12] In 28 minutes, he scored 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting and 3-of-6 from beyond the arc. A day later, he did it again, dropping 25 points on 9-of-14 shooting in 29 minutes off the bench in a 108–101 overtime victory over the Detroit Pistons.[13] On March 25, he had a second 25-point effort against the Denver Nuggets.[12] On April 8, Covington scored a career-high 27 points on 8-for-11 shooting in a 119–90 loss to the Washington Wizards.[14] Five days later, he had a third 25-point effort against the Milwaukee Bucks.[12]

    After battling injury early in the 2015–16 season, Covington quickly began to excel, leading the NBA with 3.6 steals per game come December.[15] In the final three games of November, Covington secured six-plus steals in each contest, making him the first NBA player to accomplish the feat in three-consecutive games since Alvin Robertson in 1986.[15] On November 27, he recorded career highs of 28 points and eight steals in a 116–114 loss to the Houston Rockets.[16] On December 1, he scored a game-high 23 points to help the 76ers defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 103–91 and end a 28-game losing streak that began on March 27, 2015, during the 2014–15 season.[17] On February 10, he scored a career-high 29 points and hit a career-high seven three-pointers in a loss to the Sacramento Kings.[18] He set a new career high for scoring on April 8 with 30 points against the New York Knicks.[19] On April 12, in a loss to the Toronto Raptors, Covington had his seventh game of the season with six or more three-pointers, joining Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and J. R. Smith as the only players to do so in 2015–16.[20] In the team's season finale the following day, Covington scored 27 points and again hit six three-pointers in a 115–105 loss to the Chicago Bulls.[21]
    Covington drives against Bradley Beal in 2018

    On December 14, 2016, Covington had season highs of 26 points and 12 rebounds in a 123–114 loss to the Raptors.[22] On January 20, 2017, he scored 22 points and made two three-pointers in the final 40 seconds to lead the 76ers to a come-from-behind 93–92 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.[23] On January 29, 2017, he scored 21 points and tied his season high of 12 rebounds in a 121–108 loss to the Bulls.[24] In March 2017, he had 13 rebounds on three separate occasions.[25] On March 31, he was ruled out for the rest of the season with right knee soreness and swelling.[26]

    In the 76ers' season opener on October 18, 2017, Covington scored 29 points in a 120–115 loss to the Wizards.[27] On November 13, he scored a season-high 31 points against the Los Angeles Clippers.[28] On November 17, after restructuring the terms of his contract for the 2017–18 season,[29] he signed a four-year, $62 million contract extension with the 76ers.[30] In May 2018, he was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team.[31]

    Covington started the first 13 games for the 76ers to begin the 2018–19 season.[32]
    Minnesota Timberwolves (2018–2020)

    On November 12, 2018, Covington was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, along with Jerryd Bayless, Dario Šarić and a 2022 second-round pick, in exchange for Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton.[33] He made his debut for the Timberwolves two days later, recording 13 points and seven rebounds in a 107–100 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.[34] On December 31, late in the Timberwolves' loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, Covington sustained a bone bruise on his right knee.[35] After missing 23 games,[36] he was assigned to the Iowa Wolves of the NBA G League on February 27.[37] On March 21, after suffering a setback in his quest for a return, Covington was ruled out for the rest of the season.[38] He underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on April 1.[39]
    Return to Houston (2020–present)

    On February 5, 2020, Covington returned to the Rockets in a four-team, 12-player trade with Jordan Bell from the Timberwolves.[40] The following day, Covington made his debut in a 121–111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, scoring 14 points along with eight rebounds in 30 minutes.[41] On February 29, in a 111–110 overtime win over the Boston Celtics, Covington became the first Rocket who was not a big-man since Robert Horry in 1995 to get a 15+ points, 15+ rebounds, 3+ blocks in a single game.[citation needed][42]