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Celtics Notebook

Celtics’ Vitor Faverani has earned playing time

Vitor Faverani was dubbed a “mystery man” when the Celtics signed him this offseason. Videos of the 6-foot-11-inch Brazilian center were sparse online, and, even when found, one can’t get a true sense of a player just from watching a short highlight reel.

What was known about the 25-year-old was that he was physical, hence his nickname, “El Hombre Indestructible.” He reiterated that on Celtics media day when, as he described his playing style, he said, “I like to fight.”

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