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Clint Capela | Center

Team: Houston Rockets
Age / DOB:  (20) / 5/18/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'10' / 245
College: Switzerland

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The Houston Rockets have sent Clint Capela back to the D-League.
Capela will re-join the Rio Grande Valley Vipers as he continues to rack up frequent flier points on the D-League Express. While the 20-year-old has promise, he shouldn't be on any fantasy rosters. Feb 19 - 10:18 AM

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Rockets recalled Clint Capela from the D-League.

Capela will be up and down all season, and he's not on the fantasy radar at this time.
Feb 9 - 10:25 AM

Clint Capela has been re-assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League.

Capela has played just 18 minutes for the Rockets this season, so this move comes as no surprise as the team tries to get him some consistent minutes. While the 20-year-old has plenty of talent, he can be forgotten about in standard fantasy leagues.
Jan 29 - 10:24 AM

The Houston Rockets have recalled Clint Capela from the NBA D-League on Sunday.

He averaged 14.9 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.8 blocks in 18 games in the D-League, but he has a lot of work to do in order to get into a crowded Houston rotation. Capela is not on the fantasy radar in most leagues.
Jan 25 - 12:24 PM

Clint Capela was sent down to the NBA D-League on Saturday.

Capela has potential but he is still a major project on both ends of the floor. He is not on the fantasy radar in almost any league.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 01:36:00 PM

Clint Capela has been called up from the D-League on Wednesday.

He moves down even further on the depth chart and this is just a formality. Capela is a major project, so keep him on the wire.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 02:26:00 PM

Clint Capela has been sent down for another D-League stint.

Capela has logged a total of 12 minutes over four games for the Rockets this season, and he's recorded more misses than any other statistic. He remains a negligible option in all leagues.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 05:30:00 PM

The Houston Rockets have re-called Clint Capela from the D-League Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Tuesday.

We'll have to await final word, but this move could be an indication that the Rockets will again be without Dwight Howard (knee) on Wednesday when they take on the Grizzlies. Capela averaged 9.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks with the Valley Vipers, but won't see the court enough with the Rockets to warrant any attention from fantasy owners.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 10:56:00 AM

Clint Capela was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Monday.

He's barely played even with the Rockets missing a lot of players due to injury. The first-round pick will play most of his minutes in the D-League this season. Capela has no value in redraft leagues.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 02:54:00 PM

Clint Capela made his NBA debut on Thursday and failed to score in six minutes.

He had three rebounds, but he'll spend most of his time in the D-League this season.
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 10:40:00 PM

Rockets' head coach Kevin McHale hinted that Clint Capela will spend much of the 2014-15 season in the D-League.

"The Vipers have been great for us," McHale said. "We sent guys down [to the D-League]. It helped them. [Donatas Motiejunas] was down here. Terrence [Jones] came down for a while. It really helps their game a lot. I like it. Like this year, will be a huge year for Clint Capela down [in the D-League]." It will take some serious injuries to the Rockets' frontcourt for Capela to gain any sort of fantasy relevance, and he isn't worth drafting in most formats.
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 10:05:00 AM

Rockets rookie Clint Capela (groin) will not play in Tuesday's exhibition.

The 6'11" big man wasn't been able to play during training camp and he's watching from the sidelines to start the preseason, which further damages his odds of cracking the rotation. He's likely to start his NBA career with the D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 02:09:00 PM

Clint Capela has been sitting out of Rockets training camp with a groin injury, according to head coach Kevin McHale.

There is no word on the severity of Capela's injury, but the rookie has yet to take part in training camp with his new team. While the 6'11" power forward possesses a good deal of upside, he is expected to spend most of the 2014-15 season in the D-League and shouldn't be on fantasy owners' radars just yet.
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 12:45:00 PM

Rockets rookie Clint Capela left the EuroBasket qualifying tournament due to an unspecified injury.

He is returning to Houston and we should have more details of the injury soon. The 6'11" power forward is expected to stay in the NBA this season, rather than heading back overseas, but he'll likely spend most of his time in the D-League or watching games from the end of Houston's bench.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 06:46:00 PM

The Rockets signed Clint Capela on Wednesday.

The terms of the deal are not disclosed, but this confirms he won't be going overseas. Capela did not play at summer league and he's a bit of a wild card, but he has some length and has some potential. He'll likely be getting a lot of his run in the D-League.
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 04:33:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Patrick Beverley
2Jason Terry
SG1James Harden
2Corey Brewer
3Pablo Prigioni
4Nick Johnson
SF1Trevor Ariza
2K.J. McDaniels
3Kostas Papanikolaou
PF1Terrence Jones
2Donatas Motiejunas
3Josh Smith
C1Dwight Howard
2Joey Dorsey
3Clint Capela