Bentil dunks ball Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos

Ghana Forward Ben Bentil has been in the zone in the past couple of weeks scoring points off the bench in limited minutes for Panathinaikos Basketball Club.

His latest outing came in a 108-71 win over Lavrio with the 2016 NBA Draftee leading Panathinaikos registering 19 points, three rebounds and two assists in 15 minutes. Click highlighted text to read text)

The win qualifies Panathinaikos to the Greek Basketball Cup Final game to be played on Sunday, May 9 at 17:00 GMT against Promitheas.

However, the highlight of Bentil’s latest standout performance came in the game courtesy a monster facial dunk by the 6 foot 8 inch Sekondi native off a bounce pass from Shelvin Mack. (Click highlighted text to watch video)

Bentil in action Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos

The highlight power dunk was one of Bentil’s six converted field goal shot attempts; he scored his solo three point shot attempt while converting four of seven free throws.

VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 19: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Ben Bentil of Panathinaikos Athens looks on prior to the 2020/2021 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 10 match between TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz and Panathinaikos Opap Athens at Fernando Buesa Arena on November 19, 2020 in Vitoria-Gasteiz. (Photo by Juan Lazkano/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Bentil is having a strong run as his contract runs out with Panathinaikos; he is in the second of a two year deal he signed after moving from fellow Greek side Peristeri.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

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