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Robert Covington will Play Tomorrow

After missing some games with a very painful looking back injury, the Sixers’ glue guy is back.

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Just yesterday, Tyler wrote about how injuries are getting in the way of the Sixers’ lack of success by putting extra stress on players who aren’t used to being relied on. Well, good news: RoCo back.

Robert Covington, though his shooting stroke has been up and down (as it has been his whole career), is easily the team’s third best player on the year. Some nights, he’s top two. Once he was number one. Getting RoCo back - right in time for a national TV game against the Thunder - is huge. Though he had a sloppy night last night, you still need someone to guard the hell out of Paul George. Cov is that guy.

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