Maccabi lands ex Celtics Faverani

Earlier today, Maccabi Tel Aviv announced that Vitor Faverani (27, 6’11) has signed a 1+1 contract, the Brazilian center who hasn’t played since march 2014 due to meniscus injury passed physicals, and now is ready to wear yellow and blue, Faverani will join the Golden Gophers alumni Trevor Mbakwe in the team’s front court

Maccabi have landed Faverani a few days ago under the radar for a tryout, he impressed the team’s manager,         Euro-legend Nikola Vujcic,and the deal was finalized. Vitor also played in Liga ACB and Europe 2nd tier competition (Eurocup) where he led Valencia to the semi-finals (averaging 6.7 p and 3.4 reb in 14 minutes) before making the jump to the NBA.

Faverani with Nikola Vujcic (middle) and Avi Even (left)\ Credit : Maccabi’s official website




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