Ghana Forward Ben Bentil’s late game shot has made it into the Top 5 Moments of Olimpia Milano in the month of February; the past month had Milano win its eight Italian Basketball Cup title.
The 6 foot 8 inch Power Forward/Small Forward is in his debut season for Milano (and Italy by extension) and has been a steady contributor to the team that leads the Serie A standings and ranks third in the Euroleague standings.
Bentil, a former Dallas Mavericks player, was ranked fifth in the highlight reel with his buzzer beating three pointer against Red Star Belgrade in the Euroleague. (Click highlighted text to watch video)
The top moment was Milano’s title winning run in the Italian Cup that gave Bentil’s his second European Cup title in two years after winning the Greek Cup with Panathinaikos in 2021.
In nine games in the Serie A, Bentil is averaging 10.7 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 20.9 minutes while averaging 6.0 points, 1.0 steals and 2.6 rebounds in 15.5 minutes across 13 games this season.
Milano plays Panathinaikos in the Euroleague next on Friday, March 4 and Derthona in the league on March 6.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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