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.
Linas Kleiza scored 33 points to help Lithuania win its first world basketball championship medal with a 99-88 victory over Serbia on Sunday in the third-place game.
Serbia knocked defending champ Spain out of the world championship Wednesday when Milos Teodosic made a long 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds left for a 92-89 quarterfinal victory.
Israel's basketball team sent Serbia to a nearly unprecedented early exit from the European Championship with an 87-83 win on Wednesday.
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.