|No. 13 – Boston Celtics|
June 20, 1990 |
Juiz de Fora, Brazil
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||255 lb (116 kg)|
|High school||Sagemont School
|NBA Draft||2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall|
|Selected by the Boston Celtics|
|Pro playing career||2012–present|
|2012–2013||→Maine Red Claws|
|Career highlights and awards|
Melo played two seasons at Syracuse University. He was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year in his sophomore season. He was announced ineligible for the 2012 NCAA Tournament after seeding because of academic reasons.
Melo decided to forgo his final two years at Syracuse and declared himself eligible for 2012 NBA Draft. Melo was selected by the Boston Celtics with the 22nd pick. On July 3, 2012, Melo signed a contract with the Celtics.
On July 5, 2012 the Boston Celtics announced that Melo was added to their roster for the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League and the 2012 NBA Summer League.
On November 14, 2012, Melo was assigned to the NBA D-League.
On December 22, 2012, Melo registered a triple double against the Erie BayHawks. He finished the game with 15 points and 16 rebounds to go along with an NBA D-League record of 14 blocks. He was recalled by the Celtics on January 29, 2013. Melo made his NBA debut on February 1, 2013, recording one steal. On February 6, 2013, Melo made his first NBA field goal in a 116-95 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
NBA career statistics
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|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- Fab Melo leaving Syracuse for NBA
- "Celtics Sign 2012 NBA Draft Picks". NBA.com. July 3, 2012. Retrieved July 4, 2012.
- SEAN WILLIAMS ON C'S SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
- Celtics Assign First-Round Pick Fab Melo, Second-Round Pick Kris Joseph to Maine Red Claws
- Melo recalled from Red Claws
- Celtics Re-Assign Fab Melo to NBA D-League Affiliate Maine Red Claws
- MELO'S RECORD-SETTING NIGHT NOT ENOUGH AS RED CLAWS FALL TO ERIE
- Boston Celtics recall Fab Melo from D-League yet again
- Magic at Celtics
- Lakers at Celtics
- Celtics once again assign Fab Melo to D-League
- CELTICS RECALL FAB MELO IN TIME FOR NUGGETS
- Boston Celtics Re-Assign Fab Melo to NBA D-League Affiliate Maine Red Claws
- Celtics Recall Melo from Maine Red Claws
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com, or NBA.com/dleague
- ESPN Profile
- Syracuse Athletics Profile
- Get To Know Fab Melo