Photo Courtesy: Milano can confirm Olimpia Milano will win the 2022 Serie A Basketball League title should the team beat Virtus Bologna on Thursday, June 16 in Game 5 of the Finals Series.

Milano beat defending champion Virtus Bologna 77-62 in Game 5 to take a 3-1 series in the best of seven games series. Ghana Forward Ben Bentil featured in the contest for Milano.

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The former Dallas Mavericks player played 17 minutes and registered seven points, two rebounds and an assist in the win. Teammate Shavon Shields continued his hot streak in the playoffs as he led the game with 21 points and added four assists in 34 minutes. (Click highlighted text to watch game highlights)

6 foot 8 inch Sekondi native Bentil, converted two of three two point shot attempts and missed his sole three point shot attempt. Bentil’s scoring tally would have been higher had been more proficient from the charity stripe as he scored three of seven free throws.

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Game 5 tips off at 18:45 GMT; Bentil is aiming to win his third league title in his career after bagging two league titles in Greece with Panathinaikos.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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