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Clint Capela: The Houston Rockets Center’s Trade Rumor, Contract, Salary, Net Worth, and Relationship Status

Feb 4 2020 By Aakritee Gautam
Clint Capela
Clint Capela

A Swedish professional basketball player, Clint Capela currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a center. Additionally, Clint Capela, the best-paid team athlete in Switzerland’s history has won numerous awards in his entire career including, NBA D-League All-Defensive First Team in 2015, 2014 Pro A Rising Star, and 2014 Pro A Most Improved Player.

Apart from the Houston Rockets, he previously played for the French team, Élan Chalon starting from 2012 until 2014. Additionally, he also represents the national team of Switzerland and was first featured at the FIBA EuroBasket 2015 qualification rounds.

Clint Capela’s Salary And Net Worth

Having played 6 seasons in the NBA, Clint has collected a massive net worth over $20 million. Moreover, he has amassed $34,752,343 as career earnings, playing for the single team Houston Rockets. As of 2020, Capela is earning a salary of around $17,103,448.

The details about the salary of Clint Capela’s entire NBA career: 

  • 2014-2015: $1,189,200
  • 2015-2016: $1,242,720
  • 2016-2017: $1,296,240
  • 2017-2018: $2,334,528
  • 2018-2019: $13,793,103
  • 2019-2020: $14,896,552
  • 2020-2021: $16,000,000

Clint’s predicted salary for up-coming seasons: 

  • 2021-2022: $17,103,448
  • 2022:2023: $18,206,897

Capela’s Contract Details

As of 2020, Capela is under 5 year / $90,000,000 contract with the Houston Rockets, signing it on JUL 27 2018. Furthermore, his contract includes $80,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,000,000.

The details about his career contract are listed below:

  • Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 1 (#25overall) on JUN 26 2014  
  • Signed a 2 year $2.43 million contract with Houston (HOU) on  JUL 23 2014
  • Agreed $1.3 million option for 2016-2017 on NOV 1 2015 with 
  • Houston (HOU) exercised $2.33 million option for 2017-2018 on OCT 26 2016
  • Houston (HOU) extended a $4.75 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent on JUN 29 2018
  • Agreed to a 5 year $90 million contract with Houston (HOU) on JUL 27 2018

Endorsement And Assets

The 25 years old famous NBA center has earned an immense amount of money from his entire career. To be specific, he has collected luxurious and expensive assets including house and cars from the salary generated from his professional career.

Clint Capela with his Range Rover Car
Clint Capela with his Range Rover Car
Source: Instagram

With reference to his Instagram account, Clint owns a lavish Range Rover car. Particularly, the car he currently rides cost in between $90,900-$200,000, depending upon the model. On the other hand, he also earns an additional amount of money from the endorsement deal with the different brands, including Nike.

Clint Capela Trade Rumors

The Houston Rockets are never afraid to initiate a trade. Further, it looks like Clint Capela is in the transfer list this season and could be transferred by February 6, i.e. the deadline day of the transfer window. As per the several reports, Clint Capela might be traded to the Eastern Conference teams.

In particular, the teams like Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics are interested in signing him. With the Rockets, the Swiss Center is enjoying an exceptional season. Moreover, Clint scored 13.9 points on average, 13.8 assists, 1.8 blocks per game in the last season which might be the reason why he is under the radar of many NBA teams.

Does Clint Capela Have A Girlfriend? Is He In A Relationship?

Well, for the female fans, the relationship status of Clint Capela might excite you. Yes!! you guessed it right, Clint is currently enjoying the single life.

Also, the news about his past affairs and relationship are not in the media yet. However, he might be maintaining a low profile personal life and might not feel comfortable sharing his personal matter to the general public.

Soccer Lover

Clint Capela with Cristiano Ronaldo
Clint Capela with Cristiano Ronaldo
Source: Instagram

Although basketball is his first choice, he seems to have interset on soccer as well. Exploring his Instagram account, Capela has shared a picture with some of the renowned soccer stars such as Christiano Ronaldo, Eden Hazard, and Thierry Henry.

A Short Bio

Clint Capela was born as a Clint N’Dumba Capela on May 18, 1994, in Geneva, Switzerland. Additionally, his parents are from Angola and Congo but the complete details about them are not in media yet. The sad part of his life is that his parents got separated a few months after his birth. As a result, he and his brothers were raised by their mother alone.

As a kid, he was into football. Later, his brother suggested him to switch sport because he was 1.90 m (6 foot 3 in) at the young age of 13. Furthermore, Capela became more and more obsessed with basketball after meeting Swiss basketball icon Thabo Sefolosha.

Clint Capela posing in Rockets Jersey
Clint Capela posing in Rockets Jersey
Source: Instagram

Talking about his playing career, he currently plays as a center for the Houston Rockets of National Basketball Association (NBA). Apart from the Houston Rockets, he previously played for the French team, Élan Chalon starting from 2012 until 2014. Additionally, he also represents the national team of Switzerland and was first featured at the FIBA EuroBasket 2015 qualification rounds.

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