Former Celtics Center Fab Melo Has Passed Away At Age 26

02.11.17 2 years ago

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The basketball community suffered a loss on Saturday, as former Celtics center Fab Melo died. He was 26 years old.

The news of Melo’s death came via Brazilian reporter Everaldo Marques, with an additional statement issued by his alma mater, Syracuse. A former five-star recruit who went to high school in Florida, Melo played for the Orange from 2010-12, and was named the Big East Player of the Year as a sophomore.

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