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Capela vs. Jones vs. D-Mo D-League stats comparison

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by bmd, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. bmd

    bmd Member

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    Now, let me start off by saying Jones and Motiejunas were more versatile scorers in the D-League. They also had other skills such as passing and dribbling skills which were better than Capela's ability in those areas. But Capela has a pretty nice stat line down in the Valley. That's gotta mean something, right?

    Per 36:

    Capela: 24.1 pts, 14.8 reb, 4.5 blks, .630 TS%

    Jones: 22.2 pts, 10.5 reb, 1.6 blks, .560 TS%

    D-Mo: 21.2 pts, 10.2 reb, 0.4 blks, .554 TS%


    What conclusions, if any, can we draw from this?
     
  2. Rocket River

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    He has a future ....

    Rocket River
     
  3. Mr. Clutch

    Mr. Clutch Contributing Member

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    But is it a good one ....

    Mr. Clutch
     
  4. bobloblaw

    bobloblaw Contributing Member

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    And is it with the Rockets...

    bobloblaw
     
  5. Matt78777

    Matt78777 Contributing Member

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    Signs point to yes...but ask again later.
     
  6. LCAhmed

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    Either Dmo or Jones need to have a baby with Capela.
     
  8. Sanity2disChaos

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    I second this.
     
  9. Amel

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    Will replace Howard in couple of years

    Yea I said it
     
  10. RESINator

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    And if he gets called up will McHale keep him glued to the bench...

    Blaze On
     
  11. Commodore

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    Morey was saying if the NBA had a well developed farm system like the MLB, Capela would be one of the hottest prospects and everyone would know who his name.
     
  12. Hakeemtheking

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    Capela is likely not playing for us this year, but for sure bring him up next year to be backup center, no matter what
     
  13. RocketsJumer

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    Has Capela scored an NBA bucket? Nope. lolol
     
  14. samtaylor

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    4.5 blocks?!
     
  15. samtaylor

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    But can he shoot 3's?
     
  16. D-rock

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    Sure he can. Question is how efficiently. Need to bring him up and see what he has with Dwight still out, TJ nicked up, D-Mo fatigued and Dorsey ... Just not really a good option.
     
  17. durvasa

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    I don't what to make of that. Capela has looked like trash whenever he played against NBA competition. I don't remember Jones or Motiejunas looking anywhere near as bad at the start of their careers.
     
  18. cdrive

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    Conclusion: My money is on Capela being another solid pick by Morey just like Terrence and Donatas. So many were ready to throw in the towel or trade those 2 for freaking Brandon Bass. Now TJ and D-Mo are excellent, excellent NBA players. Capela will be one too. He needs some burn next season so he can blossom 3rd year. I'm a big Capela fan. I heed the WARP metric. Dude is off the charts.

    Edit: And he can dance. He looked real comfortable bustin a move in front of all the other D-league players from different teams at that one D-league showcase. It seems insignificant, but once he gets his nerves together, he can harness his swag.
     
  19. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    He got position and got rebounds at a 14.5 rebounds per 36 minute clip, so he was not worthless. He just got nervous and clanked the shots.
     
  20. newAge_Rockets

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    Capela could be very good. Just needs to continue to bulk up, but he definitely has a future as a Rocket. It just seems like all our 1st round picks are projects that need 1-3 years to develop...

    Better than a bust, I guess!
     

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