Bentil (extremer left) celebrates title win with teammates Photo Courtesy: Milano

Ghana Forward Ben Bentil joined his teammates, Coaching Staff and Executives of Olimpia Milano on Celebration Day to revel in the Serie A title winning spotlight.

Milano beat Virtus Bologna 81-64 in Game 6 of the best of seven games series to clinch the 2022 Serie A Basketball title via a 4-2 series win. Milano lost four straight games to Virtus Bologna in the 2021 Season Finals. (Click highlighted text to watch game highlights)

Photo Courtesy: Milano

Bentil joined the team this season after a brief run at Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul in Turkey and helped the team win the Italian Cup before adding the Serie A title win in his first season.

In the series clinching win, the 27 year old 6 foot 8 inch former Dallas Mavericks player registered six points, two rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal in 21 minutes.

Photo Courtesy: Milano
Photo Courtesy: Milano

His first go around in Italy had Bentil average 10.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 17 regular season games. In the playoffs, Bentil averaged 7.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 12 games.

Bentil won two league titles and the Greek Cup in Greece during his time at Panathinaikos.

Bentil (topless) back row celebrates Panathinaikos league title win in Greece Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos
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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