Vitor Faverani out for the season with knee injury

Vitor Faverani has not appeared in a game for the Celtics since January 28th due to lingering knee soreness, and now we know that the injury will cost him the rest of the season. Via the Celtics:The Boston Celtics announced today that center Vitor Faverani had successful left knee arthroscopy to repair a torn lateral meniscus at the New England Baptist Hospital. The procedure was...
Via Celtics Life
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vitor Faverani’s impact: Not as good as you might think

Vitor Faverani is surprising a few people with his play so far this season.  He’s putting up a very respectable 9.5 points on 56% shooting, 7.3 rebounds, and 2.8 blocks after four games.  But those numbers are skewed a bit by an 18 rebound, 6 block performance against the Bucks. After nine blocks in his first two games, he’s got one in each of his last two.  And a 4th-quarter...
Via Red's Army
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Vitor Faverani: a Mystery No More

Vitor Faverani was great tonight. He finished with 11 points on 5-9 shooting along with 6 rebounds in just 20 minutes of play. He runs the floor very well and has very good hands. He's also not afraid to bang inside. He was even 1-2 from beyond the arc. Vitor may just be a steal for the Celtics. [Discuss on CG Forums!]

Camp questions: Will Vitor Faverani crack the Celtics rotation?

We continue to wind our way through the Celtics now 14 man roster (RIP to Donte Greene's Celtics career) with our "Camp questions" series. Today we look at Celtics big man Vitor Faverani, and the questions surrounding him as he enters his first camp with the Celtics. Who is Vitor Faverani? Faverani is a 25 year-old Brazilian big man who the Celtics signed to a 3...
Via Celtics Life
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Expect From Vitor Faverani in 2013-14

Next in line for the What to Expect series is Vitor Faverani. This year will be very imperative to Faverani's career success. If he shows promise then the future could be bright for him as a servicable big man. But if not, he could just be another failed experiment. Sloan Piva (@sloanpiva) Faverani provides a big body down low, but he has no experience playing against NBA-caliber...
Via CLNS Radio
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

A Few Words from the Coach on Faverani and Rondo

#Stevens on #Faverani: "I like Vitor. I think he’s a hard worker. I think he’s a diligent person. He cares about his job and I like him." — Tom Layman (@Tom_Layman) August 29, 2013 Yesterday I posted some quotes from the Vitor Faverani interview on CelticsSpa and concluded that I really like this guy. Any center that loves to set screens and whose screens have his...

Vitor Faverani Interview - I like this Guy.

Vitor Faverani is winning me over. Now if he can just back up his words with his play, we may have a starting center after all. The site CelticsSpa has done another interview with Vitor Faverani and they posted a translation of it on their site. He's saying all the right things to win Celtics fans over, at least this Celtics fan anyway. When asked if he felt any extra...

Exclusive Interview with Vitor Faverani

CelticsSpa has a great interview with the Celtics new center Vitor Faverani. Faverani, whose nickname, El Hombre Indestructible, has to be one of the best in the league, is unknown to most Celtics fans and so this interview is a great way for Celtics fans to get to know him a little. You can check out the whole interview here: Vitor Faverani talks to CelticsSpa. Below are just...

First interview with Faverani as a member of the Boston Celtics

In which was one of the most exciting experiences as a Celtics fan that I have been part of, the staff at the Spanish Celtics blog CelticsSpa got the chance to interview the newest member of the Boston Celtics: Vitor Faverani. This is the first interview with Faverani as a member of the Celtics. The Brazilian center talked to us and let us know how excited he was of being a part...
Via Celtics Life
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

An advanced stats breakdown of some of Vitor Faverani's overseas numbers

"El Hombre Indestructible" Earlier in the week ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg wrote a piece using Synergy statistics to analyze's Vitor Faverani's game.  Here's what Forsberg had to say about Faverani's performance for his Spanish team: In 34 games for Valencia last season, Faverani averaged 0.976 points per play (324 points over 332 plays), which ranked...
Via Celtics Life
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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