Basketballghana.com 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.
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.
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.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter