Hawks Clint Capela; NBA, Weight, Injury, Contract, Height, Dating, Age

Published Date: 06 Feb, 2020 Updated date: 06 Feb, 2020 By Celebs Podium

As the 2020 NBA season kicks-in, Clint Capela, age 25, is new Hawks player. The 6 feet 10 inches in height is a basketball prodigy who did sign a multi-million dollar contract with his former team in a mid-2018 season.

Swiss professional basketball player Clint Capela plays for NBA team Atlanta Hawks. He is the 2014 recipient of Pro A Rising Star and Pro A Most Improved Player honors, including the NBA D-League All-Defensive First Team in 2015.

Clint Capela Bio & Family

The player was born as Clint N’Dumba Capela on 18 May 1994 in Geneva, Switzerland, to parents, Angolan father, and a Congolese mother. Sadly, they parted ways just a few months apart from his birth. Then, his mother raised him and his older brother as a single parent.

Clint went to INSEP High school in Paris, France, to complete his education. He stands at the height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) tall and weighs around 109 kg.

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His Contract & Injury Details!

The 25-year-old commenced his professional career joining with LNB Pro A team Elan Chalon. After two years of playing with the team since 2012, he got the fortune to be at the 2014 NBA draft, and Houston Rockets picked him. In the 2014-15 season, he had multiple assignments with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League.

After the 2017-2018 season, he became a free agent. Nevertheless, the Rockets signed him for five years on an extended contract worth $90 million on 27 July 2018. But for now, he is mostly in the news for joining Hawks on 5 February 2020.

Clint Capela as Atlanta Hawks player (Video: Hawks Twitter)

A year ago, right after the 2019 season start, a right thumb injury ruled him out on 14 January but he returned in action on 21 February against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Is Clint Capela Dating Anyone?

Currently, Clint’s focus is to upgrade his playing position. He could be possible dating or single, which is still the question of many because of his reticent nature.

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Some Interesting Facts About Clint Capela

  • During his early childhood, he liked soccer.
  • Because of his height, his brother suggested him to choose Basketball as a profession.
  • Swiss basketball icon Thabo Sefolosha is his sheer inspiration.
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