Capela finished with 14 points (5-7 FG, 4-8 FT), 10 rebounds, two assists, and two blocks in 33 minutes during Tuesday's 115-109 loss to Golden State.
Capela had a string game Tuesday, ending with 14 points and 10 rebounds in 33 minutes. The matchup with the Warriors certainly doesn't do Capela any favors and the fact they are running a lot of small ball negates much of Capela's impact. Both teams will get a few nights off before heading to Houston for Game 3 Saturday. James Harden could take the court with some limitations after suffering an eye injury in Game 2, and if that is the case, Capela could be called upon to do a bit more on the offensive end.
Capela produced 16 points (6-7 FG, 4-5 FT), 10 rebounds, three blocks, and two assists in 36 minutes during Wednesday's 100-93 Game 5 win over the Jazz.
Capela looked like himself again after suffering through an illness for the first four playoff games. He did manage three double-doubles during this first round series, but this was by far his most well-rounded performance of the postseason.
Capela is feeling better after suffering through an illness for the first four games of the first-round series against the Jazz, Mark Berman of Fox 26 Houston reports.
Coach Mike D'Antoni articulated that Capela was feeling much better and wouldn't be limited in Game 5 during a press conference Wednesday. Although Capela's appeared in each game in the first-round series so far, his production has lagged as he's struggled through two separate respiratory illnesses that have adversely affected his breathing. While he's not completely over the illnesses, Wednesday's news was a good sign for Capela going forward.
Capela revealed Monday that he has been battling two respiratory illnesses during the first-round series against the Jazz, Tim MacMahon of ESPN reports.
Capela received this news Sunday from a doctor in Salt Lake City and was told it would be another four or five days before he was back to full strength. Capela was held to just four points and seven rebounds in the Game 4 loss and mentioned that he was very difficult to breathe. Regardless, it looks like Capela is going to play through it no matter what, but he may still be limited in what is now a crucial Game 5 for Houston.
Capela mustered seven points (3-4 FG, 1-3 FT), 10 rebounds, one assist, three blocks and one steal across 29 minutes during the Rockets' 118-98 win over the Jazz in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series Wednesday.
Capela was minimally involved on the offensive end after putting up 13 shot attempts in Game 1, but he helped make up for it with another double-digit rebounding effort and a trio of rejections. The 24-year-old big was a defensive force down low during the regular season as well, and although his offensive contributions may fluctuate from game to game, his work elsewhere on the stat sheet keeps him viable as the series shifts to Utah for Game 3 on Saturday night.
Capela finished with 16 points (8-13 FG), 12 rebounds, two assists, and one block in 32 minutes during Sunday's 122-90 victory over the Jazz.
Capela took care of business Sunday, putting up a double-double in the Rockets comfortable victory over the Jazz. Capela had been struggling with an illness but was never really in any doubt and appeared unfazed during his time on the floor. Game 2 is not until Wednesday which means Capela will get some additional rest ensuring he is 100 percent.
Capela (illness) will be available for Sunday's Game 1 against the Jazz, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
As expected, Capela will be ready for the start of the playoffs despite an upper respiratory infection. Against the Jazz this season, he's averaging 9.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in 33.0 minutes.
Capela did not participate in Friday's practice due to an upper respiratory infection but is still expected to lay in Sunday's Game 1 against the Jazz, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
It's not the best timing for Capela to come down with an illness, but it doesn't look it's serious enough for the big man to be hampered come Sunday. Expect Capela to be a full go for Game 1, but his status will still need to be confirmed.
Capela ended with 18 points (8-10 FG, 2-4 FT), 10 rebounds, three assists, and three blocks in 36 minutes during Tuesday's 112-111 loss to the Thunder.
Capela was strong in Tuesday's loss, ending the game with 18 points and 10 rebounds. He shot an impressive 8-of-10 from the field but could not help the Rockets get over the line in what was a very disappointing loss. They must now sit back and see what happens on Wednesday before preparing for the playoffs. The could finish anywhere from second to fourth, with the later likely signaling a second-round matchup with the Warriors.
Capela racked up 22 points (7-9 FG, 8-10 FT), 13 rebounds, four assists, one steal, and one block in 25 minutes during Sunday's 149-113 win over the Suns.
Capela cooked up his 44th double-double through 66 appearances, and he has already surpassed his previous career high in that category (42 double-doubles in 74 games last season). With the Rockets still vying for the second seed in the Western Conference, Capela can probably be expected to receive plenty of minutes during Tuesday's season finale versus the Thunder.
Capela scored 12 points (5-7 FG, 2-4 FT) while adding 15 rebounds and a block in 24 minutes during Friday's 120-96 win over the Knicks.
The Rockets' starters got rested in the fourth quarter, but Capela was still able to produce his second straight double-double and fifth in the last six games, while recording double-digit boards in the 15th straight contest. Capela's ability to control the glass and create second chances for James Harden could be key to the team's playoff success.
Capela recorded 24 points (11-17 FG, 2-4 FT), 15 rebounds, two blocks and an assist across 29 minutes in Wednesday's 135-103 win over the Clippers.
Capela has now logged an impressive 41 double-doubles for the season and currently ranks a somewhat surprising fifth in the league with 12.9 rebounds per game. With Chris Paul and James Harden running the show, it's easy to overlook how vital Capela is to Houston on both sides of the ball. With so many dominant centers in the West, Capela will need to be at the top of his game as the Rockets head into the playoffs.
Capela totaled 17 points (8-13 FG, 1-2 FT), 15 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block across 29 minutes in the Rockets' win over the Nuggets on Thursday.
Capela had a huge double-double in Thursday's win, as he continues to put up big numbers. Capela has been rolling as of late, racking up averages of 15.3 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists over his last six games. With prime matchups against the Kings, Clippers and Knicks on the horizon, it's unlikely Capela slows down his production anytime soon.
Capela provided 17 points (8-11 FG, 1-1 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and one steal in 36 minutes during Tuesday's 108-94 loss to the Bucks.
Capela was efficient offensively while contributing across every category except threes. The 24-year-old center is up to 39 double-doubles through 60 appearances this season, this after collecting a career-high 42 double-doubles in 74 games during 2017-18. With seven games left in the regular season, Capela is on pace to break that mark if all goes well to close out the campaign.
Capela totaled seven points (3-8 FG, 1-1 FT), 16 rebounds, four assists and a block over 32 minutes in the Rockets' win over the Spurs on Friday.
Capela's double-double streak ended at seven games as he scored just seven points in Friday's win. Capela can more often than not make up for low-scoring efforts with his rebounding and defense, providing him a safe floor. He's averaging 12.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game this season.
Capela scored 14 points (5-7 FG, 4-4 FT) while adding 10 rebounds, three assists and a steal in 43 minutes during Wednesday's 126-125 overtime loss to the Grizzlies.
The big man has reeled off seven straight double-doubles, averaging 17.6 points and 12.1 boards over that stretch, although his contributions in other categories have been minimal. Capela seems poised for a big finish to the season as the Rockets try to hang on to the third seed in the Western Conference.
Capela scored 26 points (11-13 FG, 4-8 FT) while adding 11 rebounds, an assist and a steal in 27 minutes during Tuesday's 121-105 win over the Hawks.
It's his sixth straight double-double and 37th of the season, and his best scoring performance since Jan. 7. Injuries have been the only thing to slow Capela down this year, and he seems ready to put together a big finish as the Rockets gear up for the playoffs.
Capela totaled 20 points (8-11 FG, 4-5 FT), 13 rebounds, two blocks, and one steal in 30 minutes during Sunday's 117-102 victory over the Timberwolves.
Capela had his fifth straight double-double Sunday, battling Karl-Anthony Towns in what was a classic matchup. Capela is slowly starting to get things going again after struggling through his first few games post-injury. He has shot at least 67 percent in six consecutive games but is yet to reach his full potential in terms of blocked shots.
Capela scored 19 points (8-12 FG, 3-3 FT) while adding 15 rebounds and two assists in 31 minutes during Monday's 118-106 win over the Hornets.
Charlotte's banged-up frontcourt had little success containing Capela, who grabbed his second straight double-double and 33rd of the season. The center is now averaging 13.2 points, 12.2 boards, 1.0 steals and 0.8 blocks in 10 games since returning to action from thumb surgery.
Capela finished with 17 points (6-9 FG, 5-8 FT), 12 rebounds, one steal and one block across 36 minutes in the Rockets' win over the Mavericks on Sunday.
It was a typical performance for Capela, who is averaging 16.7 points and 12.5 rebounds per game this season, both career highs. Capela has taken a big step forward in his fifth season and has provided a solid return on investment for fantasy owners.
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