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The Rockets have four players - Dwight Howard, Josh Smith, Clint Capela and Joey Dorsey - who shoot below 60 percent from the free-throw line. As the Rockets prepare to play the Mavericks in the first round of the playoffs Saturday night, they know the hacking strategy might be in play. "We definitely understand and know they are going to throw every curveball possible that they have at us to throw us off our game plan, but we are mentally strong and mentally prepared," Smith said. "Guys have been coming in, getting extra shots in, extra free throws to be focused for those moments. Hopefully if it comes, we can make them pay and knock them down." Houston Chronicle

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Archie Goodwin was named MVP of the D-League Showcase. The D-League Showcase First Team featured Lorenzo Brown, Bryce Cotton, Quincy Miller, Clint Capela and Willie Reed. RealGM

December 27, 2014 Updates

Jonathan Feigen: Rockets re-assign rookie Clint Capela to the D-League. He never did join them in Memphis on his brief assignment to the Rockets' roster. Twitter @Jonathan_Feigen

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Jonathan Feigen: Rockets recall Clint Capela from the D-League. In his six games in RGV, averaged nine points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks. Twitter @Jonathan_Feigen

November 16, 2014 Updates

The Houston Rockets assigned Clint Capela, their 25th pick in the 2014 draft, to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Monday. The assignment is primarily for rehabilitation reasons, as Capela is currently nursing a groin injury that he suffered in preseason with the Rockets. He was forced to sit out the Vipers' season opener on Friday because of the injury, but made his debut on Saturday night against the Austin Spurs. In 12 minutes, Capela scored 10 points on 5-for-7 shooting, pulled down five rebounds, and blocked four shots. According to The Monitor's Dennis Silva, Capela will continue to be on a 15-minute restriction as he recovers from his injury. Ridiculous Upside

November 10, 2014 Updates

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced that the team assigned center Clint Capela to Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner Rio Grande Valley. Capela (6-10, 245, France), appeared in one game with the Rockets so far this season on November 6th versus San Antonio, recording three rebounds and one assist. The former Elan Chalon player out of France was selected by the Rockets 25th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft. This will be Capela’s first appearance in the NBA D-League. NBA.com

October 19, 2014 Updates

“The Vipers have been great for us,” McHale said. “We sent guys down here. It helped them. D-Mo was down here. Terrence came down for a while. It really helps their game a lot. I like it. Like this year, will be a huge year for Clint Capela down here. That will be fantastic. Nick Johnson will be able to uses this to improve. It’s been fantastic for us. “ Houston Chronicle

October 5, 2014 Updates

Rockets rookie Clint Capela has been unable to practice this week because of a groin injury. After a film session Saturday morning, he said he wasn’t sure when he would be able to return. He did say that the recovery was coming along well and that the plan he is on now will take six weeks. Houston Chronicle

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