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Atlanta Hawks | #15 | Center

Clint

Capela

PPG

15.2

RPG

14.3

APG

0.8

PIE

15.8

6'10" | 240lb | 27 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Acquired by the Hawks from the Houston Rockets as part of a four-team trade on February 5, 2020 • In 334 career regular season games (274 starts) all with Houston, has averaged 12.2 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.0 assists (.634 FG%, .526 FT%) in 26.0 minutes • Has also appeared in 61 career playoff contests (39 starting assignments), averaging 8.3 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 21.4 minutes (.606 FG%, .503 FT%) • In 39 starts with the Rockets in 2019-20, finished with 13.9 points, 13.8 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 1.2 assists in 32.8 minutes (.629 FG%, .529 FT%) • Recorded 27 double-doubles and grabbed 20-or-more rebounds eight times • Started 67 games for the Rockets in 2018-19, compiling 16.6 points, 12.7 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.4 assists in 33.6 minutes, ranking second in the NBA in FG% (.648 FG%) • Became the third different player in NBA history to have shot 64.0% or better from the floor while averaging at least 16.0 ppg in a single season joining Wilt Chamberlain and Artis Gilmore • Had 45 double-doubles • In 74 games (all starts) in 2017-18, averaged 13.9 points, 10.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 27.5 minutes (NBA-best .652 FG%, .560 FT%) • Became the first player in NBA history to have averaged at least 13.0 ppg, 10.0 rpg and 1.8 bpg in fewer than 28.0 mpg • Ranked eighth in rebounding (10.8 rpg) and second in blocks (1.9 bpg) • Compiled 42 double-doubles • In 2016-17, played in 65 games (59 starts), averaging 12.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.0 assists in 23.9 minutes (.643 FG%, .531 FT%) • Became the fifth different player in NBA history to average at least 12.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in fewer than 24.0 minutes per game in a single season and just the third dating back to 1959-60 • Ranked third in the NBA in field goal percentage (.643) • In 77 games with 35 starts in 2015-16, averaged 7.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 19.1 minutes while shooting 58.2% from the floor • In 12 games as a rookie in 2014-15, averaged 2.7 points and 3.0 rebounds in 7.5 minutes (.483 FG%).

BEFORE NBA

Played for Elan Chalon in France from 2012-14 • In 30 league games in 2013-14, averaged 9.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks • In 10 Eurocup games, averaged 11.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks • In 14 league games in 2012-13, averaged 3.2 points and 2.9 rebounds • In seven Euroleague games, averaged 2.3 points and 3.0 rebounds • Also played for Elan Chalon's under-21 team.

PERSONAL LIFE

Born in Geneva, Switzerland and has played for the Swiss National Team • Played for the World Team in the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit • Played soccer growing up and still enjoys watching it and playing FIFA • Lists his older brother as his most influential person growing up and the reason why he started playing basketball • Favorite players growing up were Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard and Hakeem Olajuwon • Favorite foods are ribs and chili con queso • Has participated in the NBA Basketball Without Borders program, and has played in the NBA Africa Game.