The Softbank Hawks have announced that they signed Vicente Padilla (35). He has been assigned the number forty-two. The Hawks see him as a starter.
No other information is currently know.
UPDATE @ 5:40pm - According to Sports Hochi, the Hawks signed Padilla to a one-year deal worth 2.9 million US dollars. After incentives, it could be worth a total 3.25 million US dollars.
Source: Sports Hochi 1/30/2013