Bentil in action. Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos can report Ghana Forward Ben Bentil has heaped praise on recently hired Panathinaikos Basketball Club Coach Oded Kattash.

He made this statement in the aftermath of Kastash leading Panathinaikos to clinch a 94-78 over Russian side Khimki in the EuroLeague Basketball Championship on Thursday, January 21 in Athens. The win is Katash’s first since taking over as Head Coach.

Kattash Photo Courtesy: EuroLeague

The win is Panathinaikos seventh in 20 games this season in Europe’s premier competition with Bentil registering six points, four rebounds, an assist and two steals in 22 minutes off the bench.

After the win Bentil stated, “The coach wanted us to be aggressive and that’s what we did, that’s why we came to victory. Coach Kattash has a new system and we are trying to adapt to it. He has brought toughness and he wants us to play more physical and that is why things are going better” according to Explica.

Bentil is playing more minutes in his second season at Panathinaikos and recorded a 14 point, 10 rebound double double in 14 minutes in the team’s last win in the domestic league.

Bentil guards Jordan Mickey of Khimki Photo Courtesy: EuroLeague

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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