His nickname is “El Hombre Indestructible” — “The Indestructible Man.”
There is more to 25-year-old Brazilian center Vitor Faverani than just an intriguing alias that’s sure to be popular across social media and elsewhere, of course.
But it will be months before the newest member of the Celtics can make a first impression on fans and others to whom his game is, well, just like him — foreign.
Likewise, it’s unclear how the Celtics might use the 6-foot-11-inch, 260-pound center they signed to a three-year deal Monday that a league source said is worth $6 million.
But, for now, two veteran NBA scouts who have followed Faverani closely shared scouting reports with the Globe, which sheds light on what kind of player the Celtics signed. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.