Milano Coach Ettore Messina with Bentil Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano can confirm the 2022 Italian Serie A Basketball Finals are tied heading into Game 3 later tonight at 18:30 GMT.

Olimpia Milano suffered a 68-75 loss to Virtus Bologna in Game 2 after securing 66-62 win in Game One; Ghana’s Ben Bentil has played in both games for Milano and is in line to compete later today.

Bologna is the defending champion and swept Milano to clinch the title in 2021; Bentil joined Milano this season and has contributed to the team’s return to the finals.

Luigi Datome guarded by Bologna’s Daniel Hackett Photo Courtesy; Milano

The winner will be decided in the best of seven games series; Bentil played 11 minutes and registered three points and five rebounds in Game 2.

The Milano side has struggled to score three point shot attempts thus far in the series; In Game 2, the team converted just seven of 26 shot attempts from three point range.

Bentil [50] in a team huddle Photo Courtesy; Milano

Bentil missed all three attempts from three point range in Game 2 and all five rebounds he registered were on the defensive end.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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