Maccabi signs center Esteban Batista
by: Euroleague.net
October 21, 2007
Esteban Batista Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv upgraded the talent and depth of its frontline with the signing of center Esteban Batista for two seasons, the club announced Sunday. Batista (208, 24) becomes the first Uruguayan to join a Euroleague side. He comes to Tel Aviv after starting the preseason with the Boston Celtics, with whom he took part in the NBA Europe Live events earlier this month in Spain and England. He spent the past two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, averaging 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds in 70 games. Batista was at his best representing Uruguay this summer at the FIBA Americas Championship. He led the competition with 12.4 rebounds per game and was third in scoring with 20.8 points per game, helping his country to sixth place. Batista is expected to arrive in Israel later Sunday and could make his Euroleague Basketball debut on October 25 when Maccabi hosts Le Mans.
PrintPrint Send to a FriendSend to a Friend ShareShare

Special Features

Blogs
Sylven Landesberg - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv - Intercontinental Cup (photo FIBA Americas)
Hello again from Brazil. It’s been an eventful trip with some ups and downs. Our play on the basketball court in... MORE
Blogs
Sylven Landesberg - Maccabi Electra Trophy Photo Shoot - Final Four Milan 2014
Hello from Brazil. I'm Sylven Landesberg of Maccabi and we are ready to start our long road trip here and in the... MORE
Blogs
Viktor Sanikidze - CAI Zaragoza - EC13 (photo Basket Zaragoza-Esther Casas)
Viktor Sanikidze arrives to Ostend for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds with a big beard, and... MORE
Voices
Milos Teodosic - Serbia (photo FIBA)
The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ends with medals games in Madrid on Saturday, France vs. Lithuania for bronze,... MORE