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A tough blow for the big man.
Source: Rockets center Clint Capela is expected to miss Friday’s home game against the Pacers. Capela was evaluated for a concussion after a collision when he drew a charge late in Houston’s win over the Clippers on Wednesday.
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) November 14, 2019
Capela drew a charge in the fourth quarter of last night’s win that knocked him out for the rest of the game.
It’s a shame to see Capela go down considering his play as of late.
With 20 rebounds in last night’s win over the Clippers, Capela became the first Rocket to log 20 boards in three consecutive games since Hall of Famer Moses Malone completed the feat in 1982.
For the Rockets, losing Capela will certainly be a blow to the team’s rebounding efforts.
Capela is averaging 12.7 rebounds per game this season, good for fifth place in the league.
Capela’s status is in question beyond Friday, but the team has a quick turnaround when they travel to Minnesota Saturday and the cramped schedule could force Capela to miss multiple games.