Brad Stevens cautiously sets mid-December timeline for Vitor Faverani to return to practice; would put him on pace for games in new year.
Stevens hopes Faverani can practice by mid-December and play by January -- but he's not sure.
Faverani on timetable: "This is the second surgery in one year, so we don’t talk about the time. Just try to get better faster.”
Vitor Faverani in good spirits, but unable to do much (bike, swim). No timetable, just waiting for knee to feel better.
Vitor Faverani says that he feels "100% better" than a couple of months ago but doesn't want to rush back and re-injure his knee.
Vitor Faverani on missing so much time due to his knee injury: "It's tough... I'm just happy that we have great doctors and training staff."
Vitor Faverani is at the practice facility and available to speak to the media for the first time this season.
Vitor Faverani is watching the game from the Celtics bench tonight.
Vitor Faverani in street clothes on Celtics bench tonight. And that fauxhawk is looking sweet.
I spotted Vitor Faverani. Repeat: I have seen Vitor. He was walking through locker room.
Fascinating Vitor fact from that last post … Only 2 players totaled 12 pts, 18 reb, 6 blk in a game in 2013-14: Faverani & Anthony Davis.
Ainge said Vitor Faverani could be cleared for practice somewhere from mid-November to early December.
Brad Stevens says the Celtics hope to have more information regarding Vitor Faverani's left knee in the next few days, possibly on Saturday.
Jeff Green (calf), Vitor Faverani (knee), and Rajon Rondo (hand) ruled out by Celtics for tonight's exhibition opener vs. 76ers.
Joel Anthony (groin) and Vitor Faverani (knee) will not participate in tonight's open practice scrimmage.
Faverani had MRI taken of left knee after some swelling. Considered a normal post-surgical reaction.
Vitor Faverani sat out of practice with swelling in his injured knee.
Vitor Faverani on drunk driving arrest: "There's no truth. Somebody in Spain tried to kill me, but he can't." Um ... what?!?!
Ainge said Celtics are still contemplating punishment for Vitor Faverani, who was arrested for drunk driving.