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Two days to 2020 NBA trade deadline: Capela on the radar

Clint Capela

The clock is ticking faster than ever with the Thursday, February 6, 2020 NBA trade deadline drawing closer.

Rumors are rife about Swiss best paid athlete, and Huston Rockets power center player, Clint N’Dumba Capela.

Capela, one of the most coveted players as at this time is on the verge of being traded, with the Boston Celtics keen on getting him into an Eastern Conference team.

According to ESPN Senior NBA Insider, Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rockets are open to flipping Capela in order to pull in a wing like Robert Covington or Iguodala.

Capela has appeared in 39 games for the Rockets this season, averaging 13.9 points, 13.8 rebounds, with 1.2 assists. He has also has a shooting percentage of 62.9 from the field and 52.9 percent from the free-throw line.

Capela, birth by a Congolese mother and an Angolan father was declared for the 2014 NBA draft and in June the same year, he was selected as the 25th overall pick by Rockets.

In May 2014, he was named the Best Young Player and Most Improved Player of the 2013–14 LNB Pro A season.

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