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As reported at Celtics.com, Faverani underwent arthroscopic surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital. The procedure was performed by Celtics team physician Dr. Brian McKeon. Although Faverani will not return this season, he should be ready in plenty of time before training camp in the fall.
Faverani, the 25-year old Center from Brazil, played professionally in Spain from 2005 through 2013. He signed with the Celtics during the summer of 2013. Faverani played in 37 games with the Celtics this season and averaged 4.4 points and 3.5 rebounds in 13.2 minutes per game. Faverani showed signs of being an impact player, scoring a season-high 13 against the Raptors on October 30 and a season-high 18 rebounds against the Bucks on November 1. In four games in the Development League, he averaged 12.8 points, 9 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.