Found July 02, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Fab MeloKris Joseph
TEAMS: Syracuse Orange
BOSTON -- Call it "Fab and Kris Go to White Castle." Wherever the Celtics veterans can think of to send their rookies this season, at least two of the first-year guys will not have to go it alone. Kris Joseph and Fab Melo were teammates at Syracuse, and now they are on their way to being teammates in the NBA. When Joseph, a four-year player with the Orange, heard he was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft, he was first relieved he was to be picked. Then he realized that he was relieved that he would...

Celtics mock Melo's education

Fab Melo never wasn't much of a 'student' while at Syracuse.  So it is nice to see his new employer, the Boston Celtics, mocking his educational career at the 'Cuse. 

Fab Melo Presents Challenges, Opportunities for Celtics to Mold Raw But Talented Center

BOSTON, Mass. -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers did not receive a finished product in Fab Melo, but the 22-year-old from Brazil via Syracuse University might be the next best thing. Melo is a talented 7-footer who never received formal basketball training until high school, when he rocketed up the rankings of prospects due to his size and athleticism. At Syracuse, head coach Jim Boeheim...

Two Celtics Draft Picks Now Look To Paint The Town Orange

Two Celtics Draft Picks Now Look To Paint The Town OrangeGoing from orange to green and from college to the pros may be a difficult task for some, but it sure becomes a lot easier when you have a former collegiate teammate to share the journey with. Former Syracuse stars Fab Melo and Kris Joseph started Thursday night hoping to hear their names called so they could finally...

Celtics Introduce the Rookies

Photo courtesy of Chris Forsberg/ESPN As always, Greg Payne is on top of things announcing the press conference introducing the Celtics 3 new rookies. Jared Sullinger (#7) Fab Melo (#7) and Kris Joseph (#43) were introduced today at the Jackson Mann/Horace Mann Educational Complex. I have to tell you I've got pangs of sadness seeing that #43 jersey being held up.  Sullinger...
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