Vitor Faverani Out For Season After Undergoing Surgery On Knee


Dwight Buycks; Courtney LeeBoston Celtics center Vitor Faverani is out for the season after undergoing a successful left knee arthroscopy to repair a torn lateral meniscus, the team announced Friday.

Faverani has appeared in 37 games during his rookie season for the Celtics, averaging 4.4 points and 3.5 rebounds in 13.2 minutes per game. The 6-foot-11 center has also appeared in four games for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League, where he averaged 12.8 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.0 block in 25.0 minutes per game.

Faverani bounced back and forth between Maine and Boston during the months of December and January, last playing for the Celts on Jan. 28. He suffered the knee injury while playing for the Red Claws on Feb. 5.

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