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House of Houston 7 hours ago

Houston Rockets Rumors: Why the team should inquire about Marc Gasol

The Houston Rockets are without their stud center, Clint Capela, for the next month plus. The team should inquire about Marc Gasol to fill in for Capela. You’ve seen it. You’ve heard it a million times. You’ve read it a million times. The Houston Rockets got off to a horrendous start to the 2018-19 season. […] Houston Rockets Rumors: Why the team should inquire about Marc Gasol - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
www.chron.com 19 hours ago

Rockets' Capela out 4-6 weeks after thumb surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Rockets center Clint Capela underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb Thursday and will be out 4-to-6 weeks. Capela's surgery was done by Dr. Steven Shin in Los Angeles. Capela started Houston's first 42 games before he was injured Sunday night in a loss at Orlando. The 24-year-old is averaging 17.6 points and 12.6 rebounds — both career highs — this season. It's a significant blow for a team that has been without All-Star Chris Paul since Dec. 22 because of a strained left hamstring and that has also missed starter Eric Gordon recently...
ClutchPoints 19 hours ago
Rockets center Clint Capela undergoes thumb surgery

Rockets center Clint Capela undergoes thumb surgery

Houston Rockets starting center Clint Capela has undergone right thumb surgery and is expected to return to the lineup at the end of the All-Star break. Capela underwent surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb. Rockets announce that Clint Capela underwent surgery to repair the ligament damage in his right thumb. He’s expected […] The post Rockets center Clint Capela undergoes thumb surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com 20 hours ago

Rockets' Clint Capela undergoes surgery on thumb

Rockets center Clint Capela underwent surgery on Thursday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, the team announced.
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2019
Report: Rockets signing James Nunnally to 10-day contract

Report: Rockets signing James Nunnally to 10-day contract

Like many teams around the NBA, the Houston Rockets are dealing with injuries. In an attempt to shore up their ranks, the team is planning to sign forward James Nunnally to a 10-day contract: With Chris Paul, Clint Capela and Eric Gordon sidelined and Danuel House back to G League, the Rockets plan to sign […] The post Report: Rockets signing James Nunnally to 10-day contract appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2019
4 moves the Rockets could make to replace Clint Capela

4 moves the Rockets could make to replace Clint Capela

The Houston Rockets have been making moves in the Western Conference standings almost exclusively due to James Harden’s heroics. Chris Paul has been out since injuring his hamstring against the Miami Heat on Dec. 20, and now, Clint Capela will be sidelined for four-to-six weeks with a thumb injury. With Capela now out in addition […] The post 4 moves the Rockets could make to replace Clint Capela appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2019
Houston monitoring Robin Lopez situation with Bulls

Houston monitoring Robin Lopez situation with Bulls

With starting center Clint Capela expected to miss four-to-six weeks with a right thumb injury, the Houston Rockets are reportedly monitoring the Robin Lopez situation with the Chicago Bulls, according to Kelly Iko of The Atheltic. The Bulls are one of the worst teams in the NBA and they are playing rookie big man Wendell […] The post Houston monitoring Robin Lopez situation with Bulls appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Grizzly Bear Blues Jan 15, 2019
Report Card: Short-handed Rockets shred Grizzlies 112-94

Report Card: Short-handed Rockets shred Grizzlies 112-94

Harden drops a fiftyburger to sink Memphis’ hopes and dreams The Grizzlies came into Houston with the opportunity to take a win from a Houston squad who has suffered a few big losses recently. After James Harden’s dismal shooting performance (1-17 from three) against the Magic last night, the Rockets suffered another blow today upon finding that starting center Clint Capela could miss up to six weeks with a thumb injury. Rockets center Clint Capela will miss four to six weeks with right thumb injury, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 14,...
House of Houston Jan 15, 2019

Houston Rockets Rumors: 3 guys who need to step up after Capela’s injury

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela is out for 4-6 weeks with a thumb injury. Let’s take a look at three guys who need to step up in his absence. The Houston Rockets have turned their season around just like it was imagined they would. There was simply no way that they would sit in the bottom […] Houston Rockets Rumors: 3 guys who need to step up after Capela’s injury - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
Grizzly Bear Blues Jan 14, 2019
Grizzlies dropped in Houston 112-94

Grizzlies dropped in Houston 112-94

James Harden had another historic night for Houston with 57 points The Grizzlies may have lost Kyle Anderson for the next few weeks with an ankle injury, but the Rockets have some of their own woes on the injury front with Chris Paul and Eric Gordon out of action, as well as the Rockets announcing today that Clint Capela will miss several weeks with a thumb injury. The Anderson injury situation set up for Jevon Carter to get his first NBA start where he would get the chance to slow down James Harden, who was averaging 39.5 points per game in January going into Monday’s contest. A couple...
The Dream Shake Jan 14, 2019
James Harden’s 57 lifts Rockets past Grizzlies

James Harden’s 57 lifts Rockets past Grizzlies

No Capela, no problem. Houston, we have a problem. It isn’t the fact that Clint Capela is out for the forseeable future. It’s the fact that James Harden might be too good. The Beard scored a cool 57 on 17-33 shooting in just 34 minutes on the floor to lead the Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Grizzlies. To put things in perspective, Harden scored 57 points while the rest of the team scored 55 altogether. However, Harden’s performance is not all that meets the eye. It’s easy to look at this game and the box score and think Harden carried the Rockets to victory. However, carrying is...
www.chron.com Jan 14, 2019

Harden pours in a season-high 57, drives Rockets past Grizzlies

A day that began with the sobering news that the already-shorthanded Rockets would be without center Clint Capela for at least a month ended with a long and loud standing ovation as Harden made his way to the bench early, his season-high 57 points lifting the Rockets to a 112-94 romp that sent a message that they won't concede to the latest injury.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Rockets center Clint Capela doesn’t know if he’ll get surgery on his thumb

Rockets center Clint Capela doesn’t know if he’ll get surgery on his thumb

Speaking for the first time since it was announced that he will be out with a right thumb injury, Houston Rockets center Clint Capela told local reporters he doesn’t know if he is going to get surgery. Clint Capela is expected to miss roughly four to six weeks with the ailment. The big man reportedly […] The post Rockets center Clint Capela doesn’t know if he’ll get surgery on his thumb appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Rockets’ Clint Capela could lose $2 million in bonuses due to thumb injury

Rockets’ Clint Capela could lose $2 million in bonuses due to thumb injury

Bad news for the Houston Rockets could turn into worse news for Clint Capela. News broke today that Rockets big man, Clint Capela is expected to miss four to six weeks of action. Ligament damage to his right thumb will sideline him, doing Houston’s depth concerns nor Capela’s prospective contract bonuses no favors. ESPN Insider […] The post Rockets’ Clint Capela could lose $2 million in bonuses due to thumb injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jan 14, 2019
Game thread: Grizzlies vs. Rockets

Game thread: Grizzlies vs. Rockets

No Paul, no Gordon, no Capela. Oh boy. Memphis Grizzlies (19-23) vs. Houston Rockets (24-18), Jan. 14, 2019, 7:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TV: AT&T Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Grizzlies SBNation Blog: Grizzly Bear Blues Projected Starting Lineups Memphis: Mike Conley, Shelvin Mack, Garrett Temple, Jaren Jackson Jr., Marc Gasol Houston: James Harden, Austin Rivers, Danuel House Jr., P.J. Tucker, Nene Hilario With the news that Clint Capela will be out four to six weeks with...

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