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.
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.
Leandro Barbosa scored 21 points and Brazil beat Tunisia 80-65 on Sunday to set up a matchup of unbeatens with the United States at the world basketball championship.
Grizzlies center Darko Milicic was fined by FIBA on Friday for a profanity-laced tirade at referees following Serbia's defeat at the European basketball championship.
Igor Rakocevic scored 18 points and Darko Milicic added 17 as Serbia rolled to an 83-64 victory over Argentina on Friday in the opener of the Singapore Cup, a four-team exhibition tournament.
The NBA will be well represented at the European Basketball Championship, led by the host nation with five players.
Andrei Kirilenko of the Utah Jazz scored 29 points Friday to lead Russia to a 95-80 victory over defending champion Serbia and Montenegro at the European Championships.