Rockets’ Clint Capela Pulling For Warriors: "I Want To Face Them"

Rockets’ Clint Capela Pulling For Warriors: "I Want To Face Them"

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The Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz in Game 5 at the Toyota Center on Wednesday night, and the focus quickly shifted to their opponent in the second-round. While Golden State failed to wrap up their first-round series, as the Los Angeles Clippers forced a Game 6, Rockets center Clint Capela is still hoping the defending champs can take care of business.

Following Houston’s 100-93 victory, James Harden declined to comment on the possibility of facing the Warriors again – but Capela told the media point blank, “That’s what I want.” He added, “I want to face them.” 

Chris Paul, who was seated next to Capela, knew that the center’s comments would be the talk of #NBATwitter.

“Look at you,”