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Vitor Faverani brings size, intrigue

Celtics hope Brazilian big man's game translates from Spain to NBA stage

Updated: July 23, 2013, 10:02 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Call him an international man of mystery.

Vitor Faverani arrives in Boston as a great unknown, but on a young Celtics team thin on size at center, there exists an opportunity for the 25-year-old big man to prove himself early on the NBA stage. Here's what we know about Faverani: The Brazilian native landed in Spain as a teenager and began his professional career at age 17. The 6-foot-11, 260-pound power forward/center has been slowed at times by injuries, which didn't aid his cause while ...

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