Turkey used a 21-4 run spanning the second and third quarters on Sunday to eliminate France from the basketball world championship with a 95-77 win.
Greece, Lithuania, Australia, Slovenia win in first round of 2010 FIBA World Championship
Bucks center Andrew Bogut will sit out the world championships for Australia after being ruled out of the tournament due to injuries.
The U.S. Olympic team has advanced to the semifinals of the Beijing Games with a 116-85 victory against Australia.
Yao Ming was held to 14 points and the rest of China's team was overwhelmed by dogged Australia defense in a 67-55 loss Wednesday in a pre-Olympic warmup.
Center Andrew Bogut was selected to Australia's Olympic basketball team.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 11 of his 47 points in the third overtime to give Germany a 108-103 victory over Angola in the first triple-overtime game in the history of the FIBA World Championship.