Jazz, Timberwolves, Cavaliers interested in Robert Covington

Jazz, Timberwolves, Cavaliers interested in Robert Covington

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Jazz, Timberwolves, Cavaliers interested in Robert Covington

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Several teams have called to express interest in trading for Robert Covington, including the Utah Jazz, as Marc Stein first reported, the Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers, and others have also reached out, league sources told HoopsHype.
Source: Michael Scotto @ HoopsHype

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Jamie Hudson @JamieHudson_
Blazers Injury Report—
Smith Jr. (right ankle sprain) is questionable; Little (left shoulder strain), Robert Covington (right knee grade 1 MCL sprain), Lillard (core muscle recovery), Larry Nance Jr. (right knee inflammation) & Cody Zeller (right patellar fracture) are out – 3:56 PM
Mike Richman @mikegrich
No Nassir Little (shoulder) or Robert Covington (right knee) tonight for the Blazers.
Bah gawd that’s CJ Elleby’s music – 3:52 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Dennis Smith Jr. (right ankle sprain) is questionable; Nassir Little (left shoulder strain), Robert Covington (right knee grade 1 MCL sprain), Damian Lillard (core muscle recovery), Larry Nance Jr. (right knee) and Cody Zeller (right patellar fracture) are out vs. Mavs – 3:52 PM
Sean Highkin @highkin
Blazers say Nassir Little and Robert Covington are out tonight vs. Dallas after getting injured last night against Minnesota. – 3:52 PM
Jay Allen @PDXjay
Dennis Smith Jr. (right ankle sprain) is questionable; Nassir Little (left shoulder strain), Robert Covington (right knee grade 1 MCL sprain), and Larry Nance Jr. (right knee inflammation) are out for tonight’s game vs. Dallas. #Blazers3:52 PM
Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Sources: Trail Blazers forward Robert Covington has drawn interest from several teams, including the Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers, and more. @Marc Stein first reported the Utah Jazz.
👉🏼 https://t.co/dGgm2zTQsl pic.twitter.com/wbYv8VujXv12:31 PM

Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
The Pacers aren’t moving Domantas Sabonis unless they get a Nikola Vucevic type of package in return. More on Sabonis, James Harden, Ben Simmons, Robert Covington, Eric Gordon, Jalen Brunson, and others with colleague @Yossi Gozlan on the @Jorge Sierra podcast hoopshype.com/lists/nba-trad…10:56 AM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
KAT says the last play of the game was drawn up for him. With a laugh, he said, “but that didn’t work out”.
He said Covington knew it was going to him so he just denied the ball, which helped open a lane for DLo to attack the basket. – 1:13 AM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Karl-Anthony Towns said the last play was drawn up for him to get the ball, but Covington was playing him hard and said he told D-Lo to go to the basket instead because they were playing him and Edwards tight. – 1:10 AM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Covington’s troubles around the basket benefit the Wolves all these years later. – 12:27 AM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Covington now hurt. Hobbling on his left leg a bit. – 12:20 AM

More on this storyline

Adrian Wojnarowski on the Blazers: They’ve been very active in the trade market. They want to continue to build around Damian Lillard. They’ve had discussions on players like Robert Covington or Jusuf Nurkic. -via YouTube / January 13, 2022
Brian Windhorst on the Blazers: You wonder if there’s Tankathon coming. And people in the league are already watching… Will Covington get traded? Will Norman Powell be traded? You know, will they try to clear out some stuff because Anfernee Simons is playing great too. Will they clear out some some space for him to sign him? -via Spotify / January 8, 2022

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