Esteban Batista (208 cm) has signed with Umana Venezia (Italy-Serie A). The big man will be going to one of the best teams in Italy. They are in third place in the Serie A standings with a 12-7 record. Venezia also competes in the Champions league where they are in second in their group. With this addition, Batista will bring a veteran post player onto the Venezia roster. He is making the move from North Control Beijing (China-CBA) after playing 33 games with them. This season, he averaged 17.9 ppg, 12.8 rpg and 0.9 bpg in 32.4 mpg for the Chinese team. Before moving over to China, Batista played in the Italian league in the 2015/2016 season. EA7 Armani (Italy-Serie A) is who owned Batista and he played 25 games while averaging 9.8 ppg and 6.4 rpg in one season.