The Houston Rockets won their 10th game in a row, but the win might have come at a price.
Early in third quarter, Clint Capela and Karl-Anthony Towns got tangled up on the baseline and the end result was bumped knees. Capela took the brunt of the force and walked back to the locker room. He would not come back into the game. The Rockets made their furious comeback with Ryan Anderson at center, Trevor Ariza at power forward and Eric Gordon, Patrick Beverley and James Harden around the perimeter. Five dead-eye shooters.
The Rockets would end up listing Capela's injury as a bruised left leg.
After the game head coach Mike D'Antoni did not share an update, but Capela took to Twitter to share his own.
The Rockets are off on Sunday and will likely have a practice on Monday leading up to their Tuesday showdown with the San Antonio Spurs.
While Capela did share that he'd be ok, the team so far this season has been pretty healthy and when the swiss roll went to the ground it was certainly a scary sight.
No word yet on if Capela will be able to take part in Tuesday's game, but he should have plenty of time to rest up.
Capela has been a key cog during the Rockets win streak and if he does have to miss any games, his presence will be hard to fill.