Bentil at Panathinaikos Photo Courtesy: Euroleague

Ghana Forward has left Panathinaikos Basketball Club after two solid seasons that ended in winning the 2020-2021 Greek A1 Basketball League title. (Click highlighted text to watch Bentil’s 2020-2021 highlights)

His exit ends a three year run in Greece where he also played for Peristeri prior to his Panathinaikos; he leaves Greece with two league titles and the immediate past season’s Greek Cup title.

Bentil (topless) back row celebrates with team Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos

The 26 year old Power Forward/ Small Forward has since moved to Turkish side Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul; Bahcesehir Koleji ended the 2020-2021 season in 12th place on the 16 team standings with 10 wins and 20 losses.

Panathinaikos won the 2021 Greek Cup Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos

Bentil is the first Ghana born player to play in the NBA thanks to his brief stint at Dallas Mavericks; he has played in China and in Spain with RETABET Bilbao.

Bentil during his time at Peristeri

The Sekondi native moved to France to play for Champagne Chalons Reims before joining Peristeri; he also played in the NBA Development League with Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

Bentil during his time in France with Charlons Champagne Reims

Bentil is expected to be a leading offensive factor for Bahcesehir Koleji.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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