Clint Capela Stats
- Height / Weight
- 82 / 256 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 5/18/1994 (29)
Clint Capela Last 10 Games
Clint Capela News
Atlanta Hawks head coach Quin Snyder says center Clint Capela (groin) will be back for Friday's game versus the Toronto Raptors, but the veteran big man will likely be on a minutes restriction. The Hawks have been without Capela since Feb. 3 due to his strained left groin, but he'll rejoin the lineup Friday. The 2020-21 rebounding champion is posting 11.5 points on 57.5% field-goal shooting, 10.6 rebounds, and 1.5 swats per game this season.
Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela (groin) remains out for Wednesday's matchup against the Charlotte Hornets. Capela will miss his sixth consecutive game, but the Hawks announced on Tuesday that the veteran big man is progressing well in his rehabilitation from a strained left groin and will practice when they return from the All-Star break. Capela has nine days to recover before their next contest, coming on Feb. 23 versus the Toronto Raptors. With fill-in starter Onyeka Okongwu (toe) also sidelined on Wednesday, Atlanta could either shift Jalen Johnson to the five to open up minutes for Bogdan Bogdanovic and De'Andre Hunter, or give traditional center Bruno Fernando a spot start down low. In four career starts, Fernando has averaged just 4.8 points, 5.3 boards, 2.3 assists, and 1.2 blocks in 18.2 minutes, but he gets a Hornets team that places last in defensive efficiency (118.5) in 2023-24.
Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela (groin) is still listed as out for Monday's tilt versus the Chicago Bulls. Capela's status is worth noting because he is expected to be re-evaluated with a strained left groin before the All-Star break arrives. With that said, the Swiss big man will have one more shot to suit up this week when the Hawks head to North Carolina to face the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. Onyeka Okongwu will man the middle in Atlanta's starting five for at least one more game, and he's been a second-round fantasy player in nine-category leagues since Jan. 30. Over his latest seven games, Okongwu is averaging 16.7 points on 70.7% shooting from the field, 8.1 rebounds, 1.9 blocks, and 1.1 treys and is a set-and-forget play in season-long leagues any time Capela is unavailable.
According to NBA insider Marc Stein, Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela (groin) will be sidelined for up to 10 days. The 29-year-old has played as well as expected this season, averaging 11.5 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks. He suffered the injury during Saturday's win over the Warriors, so he could miss at least five games. Of course, Onyeka Okongwu will likely take his spot in the rotation. Okongwu has averaged 16.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks in three starts in 2023-24, meaning he'll be a fine addition to any fantasy lineup. There's also room for Bruno Fernando to get more work, although he's not a reliable fantasy performer.