Pau Gasol scored 20 points to lead Spain to a 82-70 victory over Australia in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Tuesday.
France rallied with a big fourth quarter despite playing without Tony Parker to defeat Italy 91-84 on Sunday and advance to the second round of the European basketball championship.
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol scored 21 points Friday, powering unbeaten and defending champion Spain to an 86-69 victory over Britain at the European Championship.
In a meeting of international teams led by Chicago Bulls, Luol Deng led Great Britain past Thabo Sefolosha's Swiss team. Deng leads British hopes of qualifying for the London Olympics in 2012, Ian Whittell writes.