Bentil in action in Game One Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano can confirm Ghana Power Forward Ben Bentil featured in Game One of the 2021-2022 Italian Serie A Basketball League Playoffs First Round.

Bentil started for Olimpia Milano and helped his side record a 91-82 win over Reggiana; the quarterfinal stage of the playoffs is to be decided in a best of five games series.

Milano Coach Ettore Messina with Bentil Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano

Former Dallas Mavericks player Bentil played 26 minutes and registered 19 points, a steal, an assist and seven rebounds in the win. Bentil was Milano’s second lead scorer as Shavon Shields led the team with 20 points. (Click highlighted text to watch game highlights)

6 foot 8 inch Power Forward/ Small Forward Bentil delivered an efficient performance scoring all four two point shots and converting three of four shots from three point range.

Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano

He added two points to his scoring tally by converting a pair of free throws from three attempts and grabbed two offensive rebounds.

Game 2 is scheduled for Tuesday, May 17 as Milano attempts to win a second title this season after bagging the Italian Cup earlier in the campaign.

Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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