Unics Kazan reached an agreement with power forward Melvin Ejim to work together next season, the club announced Wednesday. Ejim (2.00 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Umana Reyer Venice, where he averaged 10.1 points and 5.5 rebounds in 46 Italian League games last season. He was chosen as the Italian League finals MVP, leading Venice to its first title in 74 years. Ejim started his career with Virtus Roma of Italy, averaging 8.1 points and 4.3 rebounds in 18 7DAYS EuroCup games in the 2014-15 season. Ejim has also played for Erie Bay of the D-League before joining Venice in March 2016. Ejim is also a member of the Canadian national team, helping it win a gold medal at the 2015 Tuto Marchand Cup and reach silver at the 2015 Pan American Games.