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FAB MELO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fab Melo taking charges: “GIMMIE THAAAAT!!!”

So Fab Melo is an ongoing project for the Celtics and so far in two summer league games he’s proven that he is still just that – a project.  But one thing that he has already developed into a pro form is his catch-phrase for when he takes charges.  During today’s complete thrashing against the Pistons, Fab took three charges and on the third, he lets out a huge scream, shouting...
Via Red's Army
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Danny's in a Melo State of Mind

As we await the draft and discuss the possible players who may be taken with the 16th pick, Danny Ainge is discussing one of last year's draft picks. According to the Herald most of the questions regarding an individual on the Celtics' roster from reporters at the pre-draft workouts were about Fab Melo. Melo spent much of the year in the D-League with the Celtics affiliate...

I wonder how many teams are drooling over the possibility of landing Fab Melo?

Maybe Ainge can convince someone those are NBA numbers? This is easily my favorite moment so far of the media circus that is "NBA Trade Deadline 2013:" In pursuit of guard help, the Celtics have made rookie center Fab Melo available in trade offers, league sources tell Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 20, 2013 Honestly, if this tweet was sarcastic...
Via Celtics Life
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

It's Fab Melo time! Melo to be in uniform tonight

Has the rookie center finally ascended? Is he ready to come out of the shadows of a D-League phenom and step into the spotlight as an NBA star? Has he done enough to convince Danny Ainge that this is the man who will give the Celtics the size they need to truly compete for a championship sans Rondo? Fab Melo will be placed on the active list and will be in uniform tonight for the...
Via Celtics Life
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss
WATCH YOUR STEP

Fab Melo suffers odd injury

Boston Celtics big man Fab Melo was hurt in a bizarre way. See what happened and decide for yourself whether it's believable. 

Via Bush League Chronicle
January 02, 2013  |  1 Comment

Celtics Recall Fab Melo from Red Claws

The Celtics have recalled Fab Melo from the Red Claws.   Melo missed the Red Claws New Years Eve game with a mild concussion.   The last time Melo was called up to the Celtics it was for treatment for an injury and my guess is that it's the same for this call up.  According to reports, he sustained the concussion by hitting his head walking through a door.  No, I'm...

Video: Fab Melo's 32 point, 9 rebound, and 9 block game

Above are the video highlights from Fab Melo's 32 point, 9 rebound, and 9 block game against the Idaho Stampede. Hopefully when Melo gets recalled from the D-League, he can use all the experience he got as a confidence builder and can perform well for the Celtics. We could really use his size. Video by OfficialCelticsHD on YouTube. Related: Ok now this is getting a bit ridiculous...
Via Celtics Life
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Recall Fab Melo from Maine Red Claws

BOSTON, MA — The Boston Celtics have put out a press release to inform the media that the team has recalled their 2012 first round draft selection, Fab Melo. The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled center Fab Melo from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. Melo, a 7’0” center, [...]
Via CLNS Radio
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Melo Gets a Chance to Start Over with the Celtics

We know a few things about the Celtics first round draft pick, Fab Melo. Most obvious is that he is from Brazil. Melo did not start playing competitive basketball until the ninth grade. After high school, which he attended in the United States, he enrolled at Syracuse and started 24 games his freshman year. Melo wasn't prepared for how fast and physical college basketball...
SEE THE FLOOR

Celtics rookie crushes folding chair

Don't worry Fab. Same thing happened to me a couple years ago coaching. Except it was the whole scorer's table, so consider yourself lucky. Related: Sully and Melo get their rookie photo shoot on
Via Celtics Life
August 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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