Faverani

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    Faverani

    He played great I just don't want him to let anyone toss him around like Valance did. Get in his face next time rookie! Be confrontational on that rough stuff Big V!!!!

     
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    Re: Faverani

    In response to melswitt's comment:
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    Fav is NOT a legit starting NBA Center

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    Fail

    Mel's wit must reside somewhere outside of sports...

     
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    But wozzy will tell you he's already a starting Center in the NBA and he's already better than Omer Asik!

    HAHAHA

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    And?

    Feel stupid yet...

     
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    No, because I keep telling you let's wait until he plays more games.

    By December we'll know if Fav is for real or not.

    What's stupid is you already declaring Fav a starting NBA Center and he's already better than Asik when Fav has yet to play a single regular season game. 

    Just look at what Mployee and Melwitt have to say about Fav, they both claim that Fav is just a backup Center.

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    So did you, you're just doing a better job of backtracking, fine work...

     
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    Re: Faverani

    The guy is not a rookie, he had 18 rebounds last night and we had no replacement for him.  He is the starter on the Boston Celtics, so he is already a starter in the NBA.  The guy might average a double double this year or close to it.  He can shoot , he positions himself very well on defense, he can rebound , pass, and shoot.  What do you want from a first year in the NBA.  He is the steal of the year because he gives us a anchor.  Our problem is tooooo many power forwards and 2's not Faverani.   

     
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    Re: Faverani

    In response to melswitt's comment:

     


    LMFAO...you didn't really believe that "Hombre indestructable" jive did you?..I mean, I guess for a guy from Brazil who played in Europe he's tough, but look at that upper body dude?..He's not punching anyone out any time soon...he's fine for what he is...a pick and popper from the outside, opportunistic down low, good shot blocker, so-so rebounder..

    The great lottery pick they get from being terribly terrible this year , if they can't land a true top ,five talent, should go for a legit center...unless and until they get one, they go NOWHERE...Fav is NOT a legit starting NBA Center

     


    Neither was Tony Battie, and we got all the way to the ECF with him as our starting C for years. Some might even say Perk wasn't "starter" material. You know where that went. Did they take us nowwhere? They weren't "the man" on those teams, just as Fav won't be "the man" on this team. You don't need to be "the man" to be "a legit starting NBA center" is my point. So far, Fav has shown to be much more skilled then those guys. He just lacks the NBA experience still.

     

    Throughout preseason and these past two games, he's proven to me that he's more productive then either Battie or Perkins.

    Reminds me of when Damon Stoudamire said the Spurs would never win a championship with Avery Johnson in their starting line-up.

    Have we not learned that even with all signs pointing to reason, it's still impossible to predict?

    Look no further then the current MLB champs. Whodah thunk it?

     
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    Re: Faverani

    In response to Fierce34's comment:
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    Here's an article from the Globe via celticsblog.com.

    http://www.celticsblog.com/2013/11/2/5059438/was-brad-stevens-out-coached-by-the-bucks

    The Bucks found a liability. They picked on rookie Vitor Faverani, using experienced Zaza Pachulia to score at will, and Stevens made no adjustments to force the Bucks to shoot from the perimeter.

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    Come on, man! Never get your news second-hand. That's like letting someone else chew your steak for you.

    This quote is so egregiously wrong, it literally, could not be farther from the truth.

    Washburn must have looked at the box score and presumed that Pachulia had done his damage against Faverani. But he watched the game, too, right? Didn't he? If you actually watched the game,you, too,had to see that what he wrote was just totally wrong. And a check of the play-by-play would validate your eye-ball test.

    And that's exactly the case.

    The fact of the matter is that Pachulia scored a total of 4 points when Faverani was on the floor. On Pachulia's first basket, Faverani had just blocked his shot twice, recovered the second one but made a careless outlet. It was tipped to Henson who attacked the basket. Faverani again altered that shot, but Pachulia, unguarded by any retreating Celtics, tipped in the miss. 

     

    Pachulia's second and last basket "picking on" Faverani came at the 7:00 minute mark in the 4Q when Wolters completely beat Bradley for a sure layup and Faverani covered for him leaving Wolters to dump off for the Pachulia lay-in. 

     

    And that was it. The entire extent of Pachulia "picking on" Faverani, of Pachulia "scoring at will," was a tip-in hoop on a Henson altered shot after Za Za had already been stuffed twice by Faverani, and one hoop on a dump down when Faverani left him to pick up Wolters, Bradley's man.

     

    The data indicate that Pachulia, in fact, never scored at all when defended by Faverani. The data indicate that, in fact, Faverani destroyed the Bucks bigs.

     

    Oh, and Pachulia's other sixteen points? I'd ask Sullinger. He's the guy who played a genuinely terrible game, and, yeah, was "picked on."

     
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