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ClutchPoints Mar 18, 2020
Dwyane Wade calls small-ball Rockets ‘exciting as s**t’ to watch

Dwyane Wade calls small-ball Rockets ‘exciting as s**t’ to watch

Miami Heat icon Dwyane Wade was actually enjoying watching the Houston Rockets’ super-small-ball lineup this season. The Rockets traded center Clint Capela Capela to the Atlanta Hawks in a four-team deal that landed them Robert Covington. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, Houston general manager Daryl Morey pulled the trigger on the Capela deal to maximize star point guard […] The post Dwyane Wade calls small-ball Rockets ‘exciting as s**t’ to watch appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Mar 16, 2020

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young and Clint Capela will be worth the wait

While the Atlanta Hawks have yet to see Clint Capela suit up and take the floor, fans can trust that he and Trae Young will prove a deadly duo. As the NBA enters this hiatus, a pause in the affairs and happenings in the 2019-2020 season, all we can do as fans is look ahead. […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young and Clint Capela will be worth the wait - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Mar 11, 2020
Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni has big role in making Clint Capela trade for Robert Covington happen

Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni has big role in making Clint Capela trade for Robert Covington happen

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey took a big risk at the NBA trade deadline by trading away starting center Clint Capela in a four-team deal exchange for defensive forward Robert Covington. The trade left Houston without a starting-caliber big man on the roster as they transition to an ultra-small small-ball lineup. However, in a […] The post Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni has big role in making Clint Capela trade for Robert Covington happen appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Mar 9, 2020

Houston Rockets small-ball experiment may already be flaming out

The Houston Rockets went all-in on small-ball, but major issues are presenting themselves. Are they flaming out on this experiment already? The Houston Rockets underwent a revolutionary transformation at the trade deadline, pivoting into an all-encompassing small-ball rotation when they traded Clint Capela for Robert Covington in a four-team deal. With nobody over the height […] Houston Rockets small-ball experiment may already be flaming out - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Mar 5, 2020
Hawks’ Clint Capela 100 percent wants to play again this season

Hawks’ Clint Capela 100 percent wants to play again this season

Clint Capela wants to make his Atlanta Hawks debut this season, not in 2020-21. Capela is still recovering from his heel injury. The center told Hawks reporters on Thursday he hates just sitting on the bench and watching other people play ball. Via The Athletic: Capela said he 100 percent wants to play again this […] The post Hawks’ Clint Capela 100 percent wants to play again this season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 5, 2020
Clint Capela reveals why he played hurt with Rockets

Clint Capela reveals why he played hurt with Rockets

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela has yet to play with his new team because of the heel injury he dealt with the Houston Rockets. Speaking to Hawks reporters on Thursday, Capela revealed why he played hurt with the Rockets when he probably should have been resting: “I was just dealing with it,” Capela said of […] The post Clint Capela reveals why he played hurt with Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Mar 3, 2020
Penetration defense costs Celtics in overtime loss to Rockets

Penetration defense costs Celtics in overtime loss to Rockets

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ So far this season, Boston has been good, not great, defending isolation plays. The Boston Celtics were unable to close out the Houston Rockets in a thrilling primetime home game last weekend. Though there were periods of brilliance, the Celtics suffered during their defensive lapses; they were imposing when guarding the perimeter, timid when the Rockets penetrated. Boston’s deficiencies played right into the Houston game plan. Since the Rockets traded Clint Capela and went incredibly small, they have utilized five-out offensive scheme (meaning no player sets up...
ClutchPoints Mar 3, 2020
The ‘biggest reason’ Houston traded Clint Capela for Robert Covington, per Daryl Morey

The ‘biggest reason’ Houston traded Clint Capela for Robert Covington, per Daryl Morey

As part of a recent interview on First Things First, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey laid out the reasons why he decided to trade Clint Capela for Robert Covington. The Rockets traded Capela to the Atlanta Hawks ahead of this season’s deadline as part of a four-team, 12-player deal. During his appearance on the […] The post The ‘biggest reason’ Houston traded Clint Capela for Robert Covington, per Daryl Morey appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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