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Boston Celtics complete double signing

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The Boston Celtics completed a double signing on Monday, with Brazilian Centre Vitor Faverani and point guard Phil Pressey added to the roster.

At 25-years-old, Faverani arrives from Spain having played for Valencia last season. 

The 6-foot-11-inch centre averaged 9.3 points alongside 4.6 rebounds per game last year and is believed to have signed a three-year deal worth around $6 million. 

Pressey went undrafted last month, but the 5-foot-11 man impressed as part of Boston's summer league roster, where the point guard averaged 9.4 points and 6.6 assists. 

The 22-year-old is seen as a long back up to first choice point guard Rajon Rondo, however could play a crucial role early on as Rondo continues to recover from a torn cruciate ligament.

Boston now have a 17 man roster, meaning they will need to cut three players before the deadline.


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