HOUSTON — Houston Rockets center Clint Capela underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, general manager Daryl Morey announced Thursday.

The injury and procedure, which was done by Dr. Steven Shin in Los Angeles, is expected to keep Capela out for the next 4-6 weeks, according to Morey.

Capela was averaging 17.6 points and 12.6 rebounds for the Rockets before going down in Sunday’s road loss to the Orlando Magic.   

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