Bentil in action in Game One Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano can report Olimpia Milano and Ghana Forward Ben Bentil will have to wait a while before lifting the 2022 Serie A Basketball Title.

This comes after Milano lost 78-84 to Virtus Bologna in Game 5 of the Finals Series; Milano still leads the series 3-2 five games into the best of seven games series. Game 6 is on Saturday, June 18 at 18:30 GMT.

Photo Courtesy: Milano

Bentil registered a rebound in seven minutes as he battled foul trouble; Bentil registered four fouls and recorded a turnover in a drab night for the former Dallas Mavericks player who joined the team earlier this season.

Nicolo Melli and Sergio Rodriguez led Milano with 20 points and 18 points in the loss but lead scorer in the playoffs Shavon Shields could only muster three points, three rebounds and an assist.

Shields Photo Courtesy: Milano

Milano lost four straight games in last season’s final against Bologna but needs a win in one of possibly two games to win the title. The team won the Italian Cup earlier this season.

Bentil (right) celebrates with teammates after 2021-2022 Italian Cup win Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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