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Type of Free Agency: Restricted
2017-18 Per-Game Stats: 13.9 points, 10.8 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 0.8 steals, 1.9 blocks
2017-18 Advanced Metrics: 122.79 TPA, 24.5 PER, 10.1 WS, 6.6 RPM Wins
Though Paul George is a determined star, Clint Capela has one apportionment of his resume operative clearly in his advantage: age.
During his dermatitis deteriorate for a Houston Rockets, he’s already played like he’s honourable of a max contract, and he’s still only 23 years old. Whoever ponies adult for his subsequent pact—probably a Rockets—can do so with certainty that he’ll possibly continue handling during this considerable turn or make serve strides toward apropos one of a game’s truly chosen centers.
After all, take a gander during a exclusive list of other 5s to acquire during slightest 10 win shares during their age-23 seasons via NBA history:
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- Walt Bellamy
- Wilt Chamberlain
- Dave Cowens
- Alex Groza
- Al Horford
- Dwight Howard
- Neil Johnston
- Ed Macauley
- Moses Malone
- Bob McAdoo
- Yao Ming
- Bill Russell
- Wes Unseld
If we forsaken those names into a hat, you’d have a improved possibility during picking a mythological figure than not. And if we came adult with one of a obtuse inclusions, he’d still be a multi-time All-Star (Groza, who had one All-Star coming in dual veteran seasons, is a sole exception).
That’s a form of association Capela is gripping these days as he leads a joining in field-goal percentage, thrives as an jaunty hurl male and creates staggering improvements on defense.