Ghana Power Forward Ben Bentil started for Italian side Olimpia Milano in Game 3 of the 2021-2022 Euroleague Basketball Championship Quarterfinal Series against Turkish side Anadolou Efes.
Milano lost 65-77 to Efes to trail the series (1-2) heading into Game 4 that is a must win game for Milano in the best of five game series. (Click highlighted text to watch game highlights)
Bentil played 26:46 minutes in the contest and registered eight points, three rebounds and three steals; two players scored in double figures for Milano with Devon Hall leading the way with 16 points, three rebounds and five assists.
Former Dallas Mavericks player Bentil converted three of four two point shots and buried a pair of free throws but missed all five three point shots.
Bentil’s steals count formed part of Milano’s 11 total compared to Anadolou’s eight in the loss; Efes solid production from the field served as the difference maker in a close game.
The Turkish side converted 20 of 25 field goal shot attempts compared to Milano converting 16 of 31 field goal shot attempts.
Game 4 is scheduled for Thursday, April 28 in Turkey at 17:30 GMT.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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