Capela finished Thursday's loss to Milwaukee with 16 points (7-10 FG, 2-4 FT), 16 rebounds and two blocked shots over 37 minutes. Capela put up another strong effort in the loss, registering his ninth straight double-double and 12th in his past 13th games. The talented center ranks sixth in the NBA in that category this season with 37 total double-doubles. Through the first half of April, he is posting per-game averages of 19.4 points, 14.9 boards and 2.6 swats over eight contests.
Capela registered 19 points (7-11 FG, 5-8 FT), 21 rebounds, an assist and a block across 35 minutes in Tuesday's win over the Raptors. Capela registered his third game with 20 or more rebounds this season, and the versatile big man also extended his streak of double-doubles to eight contests. Capela has also scored 15-plus points in four of his last five appearances and is making a huge impact on both ends of the court for the Hawks.
Capela produced 20 points (8-12 FG, 4-6 FT), 15 rebounds and three assists across 35 minutes in Sunday's 105-101 win over the Hornets. Capela continued to work as the cornerstone of Atlanta's offensive attack with a slew of starters out with injuries. Although Trae Young typically provides the flashy plays, Capela is unquestionably the engine that keeps the improved offense on track. His work on the defensive end has also shown vast improvement since he left the Rockets, and though it doesn't show up on the stat lines clearly, his ability to shut down opposing big men is well-documented this season.
Capella (Achilles) tallied 22 points (10-12 FG, 2-3 FT), 10 rebounds, two blocks and an assist in 37 minutes of Friday's victory over the Bulls. After sitting out Wednesday's game with a sore left Achilles, Capela returned Friday and did not miss a beat. Over his last six games, Capela is averaging 19.3 points, 13.8 boards and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 67.1 percent from the floor. For the season, Capela has grabbed double-digit rebounds 41 of 46 contests while averaging a career best in rebounds and blocks.
Capela (Achilles) will play in Friday's game against the Bulls, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Capela sat out Wednesday's loss to the Grizzlies due to a sore left Achilles, but he'll play and presumably re-enter the starting lineup Friday. Capela is averaging 15.0 points, 14.2 rebounds and 2.3 blocks over 29.7 minutes per game this season. Onyeka Okongwu will likely shift back to his usual bench role.
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