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[Videos] Clint Capela's four monster dunks in Toronto

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. JayGoogle

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    Yep.

    I'm going to say, this guy has amazing potential.

    Won't play much this year but hopefully he shows next preseason and puts in the work offseason so that he could back up Dwight next year.
     
  2. Rocket2008

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    Capela won't see any minutes in the play-offs guys. I know he's a rim protector but Joey has played very well despite his size and with Smith & TJ manning the 4 spot, possibly with D-Mo as well, there's just no way Clint is going to play.
     
  3. i3artow i3aller

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    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r3K7yDGSbtw?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  4. Pipe

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    I was at the game last night and paid particular attention to Capela when he was in. Lots of raw talent, which most folks realize. What surprised me is that he still seems to be struggling with his conditioning as he got tired after a few trips up and down the floor. Not sure what is up with that.

    As Bullard would say, he also needs more sand in his pants.
     
  5. vator

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    I like the fact that a lot of the things he did in the D League seem to translate to the NBA game. These D League highlights also showcase things like his touch around the basket when he isn't dunking. That will come. I'm happy for now with the dunks, blocks, and rebounds.
     
  6. thumbs

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    Does anyone have a current height measurement for Capela? When we drafted him, he was still in a growth spurt, or at least that's what I heard. When Dwight is done, I look for him to be our center.
     
  7. GMNot

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    To clarify, I agree. Hakeem developed a mid-range jump shot over time. That's what I was intending to mean -- that Capela "develops" both a post-up game and a mid-range jump shot. (And drastically improve his FT shooting.)
     
  8. i3artow i3aller

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    Stoked about Nipsey Hustle aka Clint Beastwood! Hopefully he stays in the U.S. to work w/ Dream over the summer. I understand why people hate the AD comparisons as he falls woefully short offensively, but Capela's defense and physical attributes are eerily similar to Ant.
    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/a0Z35aXdpdU?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  9. Rockets025

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    2k line up:

    Harden
    Brewer
    Ariza
    Capella
    Howard

    Raw line up. Capella at PF was nothing but lobs from harden
     
  10. Mr. Dominant

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    Clint N'Dumba-Capela
     
  11. J Sizzle

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    He simply can't play significant minutes if he can't hit a single free throw.
     
  12. NBAandNFLFan

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    Why is dorsey and smith playing then
     
  13. Mr. Dominant

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    Well, if McHale takes him out the second he misses his first pair of free throw shots, how the heck is he going to get the rhythm? Keep Clint playing, and I guarantee you he'll start making them.

    McHale is the dumbest mother****er I know.
     
  14. J Sizzle

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    Smith is lightyears ahead of him. Dorsey is in strictly as the incumbent. Clint should replace him by next year, but that doesn't make his FT shooting any less problematic.
     
  15. Mr. Dominant

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    Times like this show me how sensitive McHale is. Give a person some confidence, and their whole game changes. Show Clint that hey, despite you missin FTs, I'll keep you in, because we need you.

    And just watch Clint blossom in our eyes.
     
  16. D-rock

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    Capella is still recovering from a groin injury.
     
  17. YOLO

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    How many more does he need to miss? Who are you to guarantee. Yes he should listen to a random on clutchfans lol
     
  18. Mr. Dominant

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    Does Capela get serious training now that D-Mo is out?

    Will Hakeem work with Capela extensively now?

    Will McHale even start to have any ****ing faith in Capela?

    Will McHale allow Capela to play big minutes in the playoffs for rim protection?

    Does Capela have a post game we don't know of?

    MY MIND IS ****ING GOING INSANE I CANT HANDLE 2 HUGE INJURIES OF BEV AND DMO
     
  19. J Sizzle

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    Capela is useless as long as he's incapable of shooting free throws.
     
  20. Mr. Dominant

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    I think he needs to be in the game longer to get those chills off his nerves.
    Dude seems like a chill dude, and seems that dude Clint just needs to know from his coach that he has faith in him, and then watch.... Clints % will go up and may end up being our best big man FT%.
     

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