Noteworthy: Ocitti’s professional basketball career has included stops in Australia, Canada, Hungary, the Netherlands and the relaunched ABA. He suited up for Cape Holland Ben Helder in the Dutch League during his first rookie season, 2003-04. He played for the Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix in 2008-09 and for the Akita Northern Happinets during the 2011-12 campaign. Last season, Ocitti played for Worcester in the British Basketball League. … He made his 2013-14 season debut on Dec. 14 for the Wat’s, scoring 29 points in 27 minutes in a one-point loss to the Shimane Susanoo Magic. He’s averaging 9.8 points and 6.0 rebounds in 30 games. The Wat’s are 24-24 through last weekend and are in sixth place in the 11-team Eastern Conference. …

A scouting report posted at rhconsultancy.com describes him this way: “Ocitti is a very strong inside player, that is well known for his fighter instincts. Is a monster on the boards at both ends of the floor, and fights for every rebound and loose ball. Ocitti is a very smart player that doesn’t make many mistakes and never forces shots. Is a capable scorer. Handles the ball very well. A good defensive player that can keep his man out of scoring position, and his presence in the paint changes lots of shots.”

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