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Can Rockets contend in more competitive Western Conference?

The Rockets inarguably improved their roster this summer, adding Ty Lawson and Marcus Thornton and drafting two players who can potentially crack the rotation. All their youngsters should be even better, too. Donatas Motiejunas, Clint Capela and Terrence Jones still have plenty of room to grow. But is this enough to compete in a Western Conference that should be even tougher than...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets beat D-League All-Stars in summer league debut

In their first game at Las Vegas Summer League, the Houston Rockets defeated the D-League All-Stars without Sam Dekker, Nick Johnson, Clint Capela and Montrezl Harrell. Those are the four players most Rockets fans want to see, being that they're the four guys most likely to make Houston's regular season roster. But in light of their absence, how did other players do? Well enough...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

What does Houston's Las Vegas Summer League roster look like?

The Houston Rockets are known for putting together some of the most competitive summer league rosters every year. Their 2015 squad is no different, with incoming draft picks like Sam Dekker and Montrezl Harrell, and contributors to last year's squad, like Clint Capela, ready to roll.How does the rest of the team look? Here's SB Nation's Rockets blog The Dream Shake with more analysis...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Capela and Johnson are the stars of Houston's summer league team

Clint Capela and Nick Johnson both got to experience what a deep playoff run tastes like, but as the only players from last year's Rockets roster on this year's summer league team they still have quite a bit to show and prove. Johnson and Capela are also now in a position of leadership as opposed to riding the bench and watching from the sideline. It's their time to shine, according...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Capela a Bright Spot in Losing Effort For Houston Rockets

It’s never good when injuries happen, but sometimes underwhelming circumstances can lead to an unexpected positive outcome. We might have had one of those moments in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals that saw the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 110-106 at ORACLE Arena. In the first quarter Dwight Howard hurt his left knee and played hobbled for a good chunk...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets Sign Clint Capela

The Houston Rockets have signed first round pick Clint Capela. The Rockets had considered keeping Capela in Europe this season in hopes of using cap space to sign Chris Bosh. The Rockets will pay the maximum $500,000 to Capela's previous club, France Chalon, to receive his official FIBA letter of clearance. Under the NBA rookie scale, Capela will make $991,000 next season and $1...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets News: Clint Capela signs rookie deal, will be on the roster next season

The Houston Rockets have signed their first round pick, Clint Capela, to a rookie scale deal, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears.Rookie forward Clint Capela just signed his rookie contract with the Rockets, a source said.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 23, 2014Clint Capela is the Rockets' 25th overall pick in this years draft. When drafted, everyone assumed the Rockets...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Clint Capela Signs Rookie Contract

Just one day following Nick Johnson’s 3-year deal signing, Clint Capela is reported to have just signed his rookie contract as well: Rookie forward Clint Capela just signed his rookie contract with the Rockets, a source said. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 23, 2014 Clint Capels was drafted by the Rockets with the 25th overall pick. This is the 1st of many steps in order...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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