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ESPN ranks Clint Capela the NBA's 12th best international player, ahead of Marc Gasol

The Swiss Roll is starting to get some love, and with a big year, he might get even more. Moving on up, oh yes he's moving on up. Houston Rockets center Clint Capela is rated as ESPN's 12th-best international NBA player. A far climb for the third-year pro from Switzerland, who was No. 32 just a season ago. ESPN, and now the rest of the NBA, is starting to catch on to just how good...
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11 days ago

How The Houston Rockets Will Replace Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets are putting all their eggs in Clint Capela’s basket. Yes, that’s the 22-year-old Swiss center who played 19 minutes per game last season.As it stands, Capela should walk in to a starting role on day one of training camp. Having let Dwight Howard go without a fight, the Rockets failed to land top free agent centers Al Horford or Hassan Whiteside. Middle-tier...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Rockets, Ryan Anderson reach agreement on four-year deal

The Houston Rockets haven’t historically done well with former Orlando Magic big men, so hopefully this one can flip the script. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Saturday, the Rockets have reached an agreement with free agent power forward Ryan Anderson on a four-year deal worth $80 million. Free agent Ryan Anderson plans to sign a four-year, ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Divergent Futures Of Dwight Howard And Clint Capela

We are probably facing the final days of the partnership between James Harden and Dwight Howard, and measured against typical expectations, it will be categorized as a disappointment. This is because it was never a partnership. Every Houston Rockets' game was Harden's game to do with it what he pleased; Howard was just one of his teammates. This isn't altogether unusual; when superstars...
Via RealGM - NBA
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clint Capela on Houston's win over OKC Clint Capela talks in the locker room after the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on 4/3/2016.
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets should increase Clint Capela’s minutes

Amidst the shaky season, Clint Capela has developed into a strong bench player for the Houston Rockets. The Switzerland native has progressed into a rebounding threat and a solid post scorer during his sophomore season. He’s earned the opportunity to contribute more with additional minutes. The most rational reason to give Capela a boost in minutes is that at the very least he...
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell tried to get Kobe Bryant to pay fine for dunk celebration

During Thursday’s game between the Lakers and Rockets, Kobe Bryant turned back the clock about a decade when he elevated and threw down a one-handed dunk over Clint Capela. Not surprisingly, Staples Center went crazy. And, it wasn’t just the fans. Bryant’s teammates also went nuts after seeing the ghost of No. 8 Kobe Bryant for a few seconds. Among the group of jubilant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe dunks on Clint Capela, Lakers bench to goes crazy

Kobe Bryant still has some life left in his old legs. The Los Angeles Lakers veteran brought down the house at Staples Center on Thursday night against the Rockets when he raised up and jammed on Clint Capela: The Lakers’ bench went nuts after the dunk. The refs even had to call a technical foul on them for the celebration. Swaggy P and Dwight Howard react to the Kobe dunk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Thomas Robinson posterize Clint Capela

Thomas Robinson has had an up-and-down season during his first year in Brooklyn. Tuesday night, he used that to his advantage, going way up to throw down on Rockets center Clint Capela.Here's Robinson's insane dunk, certainly the best one we've seen from a Net all season:With apologies to Thaddeus Young's slam on Ersan Ilyasova, Robinson's finish is certainly the best one from one...
Via FOX Sports
December 09, 2015  |  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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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