Despite Clint Capela’s 22 points, his best total of the season, Atlanta drank the cup in Charlotte. The Hawks lost 144-138 to one of the four lowest teams in the NBA.
Credited with an address of 63%, the Hornets have always raced in the lead in a meeting where the defenses have not really shone. With 30 points and 15 assists, LaMelo Ball was the man of the match.
With De’Andre Hunter (+9), Clint Capela was one of only two players to present a positive differential (+2) in the ranks of Atlanta. Aligned for 29 minutes, he was credited with an 11 of 17 in the racket to score 22 points. He remained 9 points from his all-time high set on January 7, 2019 against Denver in a Houston jersey.
However, he only picked up 7 rebounds. But his fourth of the evening was the… 5500th of his career. Clint Capela is now the 18th active player to total more than 6,000 points, more than 5,500 rebounds and more than 750 blocks. The child of Meyrin made his way in the NBA.