“Clint is our starter, and Onyeka, I think he just makes us stronger,” McMillan said. “Do we have to go there right away, we’ll see. But he’s done some good things. His play will challenge Clint, OK, to get out there and play because Clint is seeing what this young guy’s doing, and he can come in and play. But, you know, Clint is in our starting five, and we’ll see when Clint comes back how we work him back into the lineup.”
Capela, 27, led the NBA in rebounding last season (14.3 per game) and helped transform the Hawks’ defense on their way to the Eastern Conference finals, though the team has struggled on that end this season.