A 27-year old, Clint Capela is a Swiss professional basketball player who was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1994. Currently, he plays for Atlanta Hawks since 2020. In this post, you will know about Clint Capela’s personal, professional career & some interesting facts.
|Full Name||Clint N’Dumba Capela|
|Height||6 ft 10 inches|
|Weight||256 lb (116 kg)|
|Birth Date||18th May 1994|
|Birth Place||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Education||INSEP, Paris, France|
|Mother’s Name||Philomene Capela|
|Siblings||A brother(Fabrice Capela)|
|Source of income||Basketball player|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
|Currently Plays for||Atlanta Hawks|
|Active Since||2012- present|
Clint Capela – Contracts, Trade & Net worth
According to some reports, Capela’s net worth is estimated at $12 Million. He started his professional basketball career by joining the Élan Chalon team in 2012. After that, he was picked by Houston Rockets at the 2014 NBA draft in round 1.
Capela became a restricted free agent, after the 2017–18 season. He signed a five-year for $90 million extension with the Houston Rockets on July 27, 2018.
Consequently, On November 5, in a 98–94 win over the Indiana Pacers, Capela had 18 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth consecutive double-double, a career-best.
Houston Rockets had traded Capela and Nenê to the Atlanta Hawks and had received Robert Covington and Jordan Bell in a four-team, 12-player trade on February 5, 2020.
Clint Capela – Early Life
After his birth, a few months later, his parents were separated and raised partly in foster care. At the age of 13, he met Thabo Sefolosha, a Swiss basketball player.
He got inspried by Sefolosha. At the age of 15, he was spotted at the European Junior Championships with the Swiss team and joined the Chalon-sur-Saône training center, INSEP, in France.
Clint Capela – Career Statistics
Capela was spotted mostly in 2014 after he got the Pro A Rising Star & Pro A Most Improved Player award. After in 2015, he was awarded the NBA D-League All-Defensive First Team.
In 2021 he has awarded the NBA rebounding leader for his phenomenon performance.
- NBA rebounding leader (2021)
- NBA D-League All-Defensive First Team (2015)
- Pro A Rising Star (2014)
- Swiss Man of the Year:2017
- Pro A Most Improved Player (2014)
Clint Capela – Quick Facts
He is from Geneva, Switzerland.
Capela is of swiss and black ethnicity.
Capela usually speaks in French. But also he knew German, Italian and English.
No. He is a Swiss basketball player from Switzerland.
Right now, Capela plays for Atlanta Hawks. Previously, he played for Houston Rockets (2014-2020).
He did his college in INSEP, Paris, France.