Vítor Faverani

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Vítor Faverani
No. 38 – Boston Celtics
Position Power forward / Center
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1988-05-05) May 5, 1988 (age 26)
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Clínicas Rincón Axarquía
2006–2009 Unicaja Málaga
2006–2007 CAI Zaragoza
2007–2008 Gipuzkoa BC
2008–2009 Clínicas Rincón Axarquía
2009–2011 CB Murcia
2011–2013 Valencia BC
2013–present Boston Celtics
2014 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
Career highlights and awards
  • LEB champion (2011)

Vítor Luiz Faverani Tatsch (born May 5, 1988) is a Brazilian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has also represented Brazil in international competition.

Professional career[edit]

Spanish basketball league[edit]

Faverani arrived in Spain when he was 17 years of age and started playing for Clínicas Rincón Axarquía. From 2005–2013, he played in the Liga ACB and LEB Oro for various teams. In 2011, he won the LEB Oro championship with CB Murcia.

NBA[edit]

Faverani was eligible for the 2009 NBA draft but he ended up going undrafted.[1]

On July 22, 2013, Faverani signed with the Boston Celtics.[2] During his rookie season, he has had multiple assignments with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA D-League.[3] On March 7, 2014, Faverani underwent successful left knee arthroscopy to repair a torn lateral meniscus, subsequently sidelining him for the rest of the season.[4]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 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

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 Boston 37 8 13.2 .435 .300 .649 3.5 .4 .4 .7 4.4
Career 37 8 13.2 .435 .300 .649 3.5 .4 .4 .7 4.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Único brasileiro no draft, Faverani encara "vestibular" da NBA sem pretensões (Portuguese)
  2. ^ "Celtics Sign Faverani, Pressey". NBA.com. July 22, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2013-14 NBA Assignments". NBA.com. Retrieved February 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Vitor Faverani Medical Update". NBA.com. March 7, 2014. Retrieved March 7, 2014. 

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