Without Tony Parker and Joakim Noah, France was no match for Pau Gasol's Spain at 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.
Dirk Nowitzki is trying to decide if he should play for the German national team this summer.
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Spain beat defending champion Greece and Russia defeated Lithuania on Saturday to reach the final of the European basketball championship on Sunday.
ESPN has hired former NBA coach George Karl and former player Dan Majerle as game analysts for the network's second season of telecasts beginning next month.