Capela and the Hawks take a break

Winner of Act IV on Sunday, Atlanta leads 3-1 in the first round of the NBA play-offs against the New York Knicks.



Clint Capela shone under the baskets on Sunday (15 rebounds).


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Clint Capela shone under the baskets on Sunday (15 rebounds).

Atlanta is just one victory away from qualifying for the second round of the play-offs. Winners of the Knicks on Sunday in Act IV (113-96), the Hawks lead 3-1 in the series and will have the opportunity to conclude on the floor of the New York franchise on Wednesday.

Clint Capela and his family made the difference in the second period (53-49 at half-time) and especially in the third quarter (35-22), with in the end three players above 20 points: Trae Young (27), John Collins (22) and Danilo Gallinari (21).

The Geneva pivot, he shone under the baskets (15 rebounds, including 12 in defense) and achieved his 50th double-double of the season (10 points). All in 28’04 of play (+10 differential).

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