Bentil leads Panathinaikos past Lavrio for 2-1 lead

2021-06-07T20:58:16+00:00 2021-06-07T20:58:16+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

07/Jun/21 20:58

Panathinaikos can finish the job against Lavrio in the next game.

By Eurohoops team/

Ben Bentil scored a European career-high 28 points as Panathinaikos Athens bounced back from a Game 2 upset to Lavrio in the Greek League Finals to win 103 – 74 at home and take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series.

TJ Bray added 21 points on 7-9 3-pointers and Ioannis Papapetrou had 16 points plus five assists for Panathinaikos that began building a solid lead in the second period to close halftime up 44 – 30. Oded Kattash’s players then dominated the last quarter 32 – 17 to cruise towards victory.

Tyson Carter (14 points) and Vassilis Mouratos (12 points, five assists) were Lavrio’s top contributors. Their team hosts Game 4.