Sixers' Covington undergoes finger surgery
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington underwent successful finger surgery, the team announced in a release.

Covington needed a procedure to repair the extensor tendon on his left middle finger.

Covington suffered the injury in a game on Dec. 28 against the Portland Trail Blazers. He will wear a splint on the hand while recovering, and be re-evaluated in two-to-three weeks, the team added.

Covington had another solid season for the Sixers, averaging 12.6 points per game and shooting 36 percent from 3-point range in 80 games played.

Sixers' Covington undergoes finger surgery
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