Three games into the best of five game series in the quarterfinals of the Euroleague Basketball Championship, Olimpia Milano faces a must win game in its next outing.
The Italian trails the series against Turkish side Anadolou Efes (1-2) heading to Game 4 after losing 65-77 in Game 3 played in Turkey.
Ghana’s Ben Bentil featured for Milano as a starter in the loss and recorded eight points, three rebounds and three steals in 26:46 minutes of action.
Milano needs to win Game 4 to force the series decider in Italy; Game 4 tips off on Thursday, April 28 at 17:30 GMT. A loss ends Milano’s run in premier European competition.
The team is still in the hunt for a league title win as Milano ranks second in the Serie A with a record of 22 wins and five losses behind league leader and defending champion Virtus Bologna.
Bologna spots a record of 24 wins and three losses in the regular season.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter