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Celtics’ Vitor Faverani arrested for DUI in Spain

Vitor Faverani let out a howl after making a 3-pointer against the Knicks on Dec. 13, 2013.

Barry Chin/Globe staff file

Vitor Faverani let out a howl after making a 3-pointer against the Knicks on Dec. 13, 2013.

Celtics center Vitor Faverani was arrested for drunk driving Sunday morning in Valencia, Spain, after he ran through a red light and then collided with a bus, according to various reports from Spanish media.

The 6-foot-11-inch Faverani and others was unharmed in the accident, according to La Opinión de Málaga, which also indicated that Faverani tested three times higher than the local blood alcohol limit.

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The 26-year-old joined the Celtics prior to the 2013-14 season and played sparingly, averaging 4.4 points and 3.5 rebounds over 13.2 minutes of action in 37 appearances. He remained sidelined toward the end of the season because of a knee injury.

A request for comment from the Celtics was not immediately returned.

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