Vítor Faverani

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Faverani and the second or paternal family name is Tatsch.
Vítor Faverani
Vítor Faverani.JPG
Faverani with Maccabi Tel Aviv (2015)
No. 13 – FC Barcelona Lassa
Position Power forward / Center
League Liga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1988-05-05) May 5, 1988 (age 28)
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
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Clínicas Rincón Axarquía
2006–2009 Unicaja
2006–2007 CAI Zaragoza
2007–2008 Gipuzkoa BC
2008–2009 →Clínicas Rincón Axarquía
2009–2011 Polaris World/UCAM Murcia
2011–2013 Valencia BC
20132014 Boston Celtics
2014 Maine Red Claws
2015 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2016–2017 UCAM Murcia
2017–present FC Barcelona Lassa
Career highlights and awards

Vítor Luiz Faverani Tatsch (born May 5, 1988) is a Brazilian professional basketball player for FC Barcelona Lassa of the Liga ACB. He has also represented Brazil in international competition and holds a Spanish passport.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Spain[edit]

Faverani arrived in Spain at age 14 and started playing for Unicaja's junior ranks. In 2005, he joined Clínicas Rincón Axarquía of the LEB Oro, the junior team of Unicaja. In 2006, he joined the Unicaja senior team where he made his Liga ACB debut during the 2006–07 season. He also spent time with CAI Zaragoza in 2006–07, playing 24 games in the LEB Oro. For the 2007–08 season, he was loaned to Gipuzkoa BC. In 2008–09, he played seven Euroleague games for Málaga while also spending time with Clínicas Rincón Axarquía.

After going undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft,[2] Faverani parted ways with Málaga on August 26, 2009.[3] The next day, he signed with CB Murcia.[4]

After two seasons with Murcia, Faverani signed a two-year deal (with the option of a third) with Valencia BC on July 19, 2011.[1] On September 1, 2012, he extended his contract with the club through the 2014–15 season.[5] However, following the 2012–13 season, he parted ways with Valencia in the hopes of signing in the NBA.

Boston Celtics[edit]

On July 22, 2013, Faverani signed a three-year deal with the Boston Celtics.[6][7] During his rookie season, he had multiple assignments with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League.[8] On March 7, 2014, he underwent successful left knee arthroscopy to repair a torn lateral meniscus, subsequently sidelining him for the rest of the season.[9] On December 18, 2014, he was waived by the Celtics following the Rajon Rondo trade; he did not make an appearance for the Celtics in 2014–15.[10][11]

Maccabi Tel Aviv[edit]

On July 10, 2015, Faverani signed with the Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.[12] On November 2, he was waived by Maccabi.[13]

Return to Spain[edit]

On December 30, 2015, Faverani returned to UCAM Murcia.[14] On January 15, 2017, Barcelona buy him for €250,000 to Murcia[15] and he signed a two-year deal with FC Barcelona Lassa.[16]

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

Career statistics[edit]

Domestic leagues[edit]

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2005-06 Clínicas Rincón LEB Plata 29 18.4 .567 .167 .607 4.6 .1 .3 .3 8.0
2006-07 Unicaja Liga ACB 2 4.6 .667 --- 1.00 .5 .0 .0 .0 4.5
CAI Zaragoza LEB Oro 24 18.0 .557 .667 .705 5.5 .4 .3 .3 8.5
2007-08 Bruesa GBC 33 12.2 .558 .286 .549 2.8 .1 .3 .6 5.6
2008-09 Clínicas Rincón 27 21.1 .473 .407 .741 5.8 .4 .3 .1 12.3
Unicaja Liga ACB 2 6.3 .000 .250 1.00 1.0 .0 .0 .5 2.5
2009-10 CB Murcia 27 15.2 .526 .340 .559 3.9 .3 .4 .7 6.4
2010-11 LEB Oro 34 22.5 .707 .330 .791 6.4 .7 .5 1.5 14.9
2011-12 Valencia Basket Liga ACB 35 16.7 .578 .273 .662 3.7 .4 .3 .5 7.9
2012-13 23 17.4 .594 .188 .793 4.6 .7 .3 .7 9.3
2013-14 Maine Red Claws D-League 4 32.4 .541 .538 .789 11.0 3.0 .5 1.3 19.0
2015-16 UCAM Murcia Liga ACB 21 21.5 .615 .261 .627 5.0 .7 .6 .4 10.5
2016-17 15 20.7 .568 .400 .774 4.5 .6 .4 .3 9.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PE Valencia adds size with Vitor Faverani". Sportando.com. 19 July 2011. Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Único brasileiro no draft, Faverani encara "vestibular" da NBA sem pretensões". Esporte.uol.com.br (in Portuguese). 22 June 2009. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  3. ^ "Faverani and Malaga part ways". Sportando.com. 26 August 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Murcia adds size with Faverani". Sportando.com. 27 August 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2009. 
  5. ^ "Valencia extends Vitor Faverani". Sportando.com. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Celtics Sign Faverani, Pressey". NBA.com. July 22, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ Spears, Marc (July 15, 2013). "Celtics to sign Brazilian C Vitor Faverani". Yahoo.com. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  8. ^ "2013-14 NBA Assignments". NBA.com. Retrieved February 4, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Vitor Faverani Medical Update". NBA.com. March 7, 2014. Retrieved March 7, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Boston Celtics Complete Trade With Dallas Mavericks". NBA.com. December 18, 2014. Retrieved December 18, 2014. 
  11. ^ Forsberg, Chris (December 18, 2014). "Celtics release Vitor Faverani". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Maccabi Tel Aviv inks center Faverani to one-plus-one deal". Euroleague.net. 10 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  13. ^ "El Maccabi cortará a Vitor Faverani y renovará al frustrado fichaje del Estu Ike Ofoegbu". Gigantes.com (in Spanish). 2 November 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  14. ^ "Vitor Faverani vuelve a casa". ACB.com (in Spanish). 30 December 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "CONFIRMADO: el @FCBbasket ha pagado 250.000 euros más IVA por Faverani." (in Spanish). Twitter. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017. 
  16. ^ "Vitor Faverani, nuevo jugador del Barça Lassa" (in Spanish). FCBarcelona.es. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 

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