Report: Celtics ‘Talking With’ Brazilian Center Vitor Faverani

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Vitor FaveraniOne Brazilian big man is never enough. The Celtics found that out last season, when rookie Fab Melo dominated the D-League with the Maine Red Claws but was never able to make an impact in Boston. Now the C’s may take another shot with a different Brazilian behemoth.

Vitor Faverani and the Celtics are “talking” about a deal, the Boston Herald reports, although it is uncertain how close they are to an agreement. Also, it appears Faverani has a buyout situation with his current club in Spain, which could lessen the Celtics’ interest. The Celtics would only be interested in Faverani if the price is not too great, obviously.

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Faverani, 25, went undrafted in 2009 after playing with a Spanish farm team in Velez-Malaga, Andalusia. The 6-foot-11, 260-pound Faverani is listed as a power forward. He has played for a variety of Spanish teams in the last eight years, most recently with CB Murcia of the Liga ACB.

Photo via Facebook/Vitor Faverani

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