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Clint Capela - PF/C, 6'10, 240
Houston Rockets - Drafted 25th overall in 2014
       Date of birth: 05/18/1994
       Country: Switzerland
     Drafted (NBA): 25th pick, 2014
     Out of: Chalon (France)
  NBA Experience: 3 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Clint Capela
PF/C, 6’10, 240lbs, 23 years old, 3 years of experience

Not only did he not struggle in his first year as a full-time starter, but he thrived in it. Capela's athleticism, rolling and running was the perfect compliment to Harden's ability to dissect and D'Antoni's spread offence, while his rebounding sustained what would otherwise be a team weakness, and his rim protection allowed for a four-out approach. He even added 15 points to his free throw percentage, up to a striking 53.1%, mak-ing him one of the best 438 free-throw shooters in the league today. Capela is becoming a star role player, and if an extension can be signed for below his maximum amount, it is worth doing, because at his rate of growth and at this age, he will soon be a max-calibre player. (Note to Dwight Howard: if you played like this, you'd be so much better, so much more popular, and so much more desired by teams. This could have been you. But no, you wanted to be a post-up player.)

Player Plan: One year of rookie scale salary remaining, and extension eligible this summer. Could command quite a lot on the open market. Probably to be maxed beforehand.

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