Bentil in action in Game One Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano can confirm Olimpia Milano will compete in the semifinals of the 2022 Italian Serie A Basketball League playoffs against Sassari.

This comes after the conclusion of quarterfinal games in the postseason; Ghana Forward Ben Bentil plays for Milano and Olimpia has been drawn against Sassari in the semifinals.

Bentil scores layup in Game 2 against Reggiana Photo Courtesy: Milano

Milano won three straight games against Reggiana in the best of five games series in the first round while Sassari won its series over Germani Brescia via 3-1 series victory.

Bentil reacts after making shot in Game 3 against Reggiana Photo Courtesy: Milano

The semifinal series commences on Saturday, May 28 with Game 2 scheduled for Monday, May 30; Defending Champion Virtus Bologna plays Tortona in the semis and like the quarterfinals, winners at the semifinals are to be in the best of a five game series.

Bentil led all players in Milano’s series clinching 89-59 win registering 16 points, five rebounds and an assist in 21 minutes. The 6 foot 8 inch player is in his first season with Milano and in Italy. (Click highlighted text to watch game highlights)

Milano Coach Ettore Messina with Bentil Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

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