Without Tony Parker and Joakim Noah, France was no match for Pau Gasol's Spain at the European basketball championship.
Dirk Nowitzki made four free throws in the last 19 seconds, leading Germany past Turkey 73-67 Friday at the European Championship.
Brothers Marc and Pau Gasol combined for 43 points to lead defending champion Spain past Germany 77-68 Wednesday at the European basketball championship.
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 29 points to help defending champion Spain beat Poland 83-78 in its opening match at the European Championship.
Pau Gasol scored 13 points to help lead world champions Spain to a 72-59 victory over Dirk Nowitzki and Germany in Olympic basketball men's Group B play.
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