Basketballghana.com can report Ghana Power Forward Ben Bentil competed in Olimpia Milano’s league match in the immediate aftermath of Milano’s elimination at the quarterfinal stage against Anadolou Efes the defending champions.
Milano clinched a 92-87 win over Brinidis and Bentil played 19 minutes and registered 16 poinst and five rebounds providing a spark for Olimpia as the team trailed by as many as 12 points. (Click highlighted text to watch game highlights)
Bentil connected on five of six two point shot attempts and scored three of four free throws though he scored just one of four three point shot attempts in the game. The win marked Milano’s 15 win in 15 home games this season.
The former Dallas Mavericks player was one of four Milano players to score in double figures with Troy Daniel’s 21 point outing leading the way.
With the win, Milano has just two more games remaining on its Regular Season schedule with games against Treviso and Venezia on May 6 and May 8 respectively.
Milano ranks second in the league standings behind defending champions Vitus Bologna.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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