Sixers Injury Update: Robert Covington a Game-time Decision Vs. Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Sixers will determine if Robert Covington will return to action closer to game time.

Covington is listed as probable with right knee soreness for Tuesday's game against the Warriors. He slipped on a wet spot at the Staples Center during Saturday's contest and sat out on Sunday.

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Covington said he felt "pretty good" going through shootaround. He received treatment on Monday morning and the soreness had not increased. The team is monitoring to see how Covington moves on the floor. 

"He looked OK," Brett Brown said after shootaround. "But not really good enough for us to say right now that he will be for sure playing tonight."

This season, Covington is averaging 31.5 minutes per game. He's averaging 12.6 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. In his last game, against the Clippers, he scored 13 points and grabbed six boards in the loss to the Clippers on Saturday. 

If Covington cannot play, rookie Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot could get his third straight start.

"Timmy's played exceptionally well," Covington said. "He's been locked in lately." 

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