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Bentil, Olimpia Milano beat Bologna to take 2-1 series lead in Italian playoffs finals

Olimpia Milano has taken a 2-1 series in the 2022 Italian Serie A Finals after securing a 94-82 win over Virtus Bologna in Game 3.

The win marked Milano’s first outing in the best of seven games series with over 70 points scored; two games prior had Milano register 68 and 66 points in Game Two and Game One.

Ghana Power Forward Ben Bentil played 19 minutes and delivered eight points, five rebounds and three assists while adding a steal and a blocked shot in the win.

Photo Courtesy: Milano

After struggling to convert shots from three point range two games in, Bentil scored all two three point shots attempted and scored one of two field goal shots in the game.

As a team, Milano converted 11 of 25 three point shots and scored 18 of 34 two point shot attempts; Nicolo Melli and Shavon Shields scored 22 points and 19 points for Milano.

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

Game 4 is on Tuesday, June 14 at 18:30 GMT. Bologna swept Milano in last season’s Finals prior to Bentil joining the team this season.

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