Robert Covington leaves game on stretcher after getting kicked in face
Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington exited Friday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets on a stretcher after being kicked in the face.
The incident happened in the third quarter as teammate Jerami Grant came down after trying to block a shot.
Watch the collision below:
Covington raised his arm and pointed up with one finger as he left the court, according to Michael Gallagher of NBC Sports.
Philadelphia defeated Brooklyn 95–89 to snap its 13-game losing streak. The Sixers are 9–56 while the Nets fell to 18–47.
Covington finished with 12 points in 17 minutes while Grant scored seven off the bench.