Tony Parker scored eight of his 18 points in the fourth quarter as France rallied to beat Greece 64-56 Thursday and line up a semifinal against Russia at the European basketball championship.
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.
World champion Spain defeated Greece 82-64 to advance to the final of the European basketball championship.
Serbia used a stingy defense to upset world champion Spain 66-57 on the opening day of the European basketball championship.
John Hollinger ranks the NBA's international players, according to their 2006-07 PER.
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.
Greece beat Germany 78-62 Sunday to win its second European Championship, frustrating Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki and getting 22 points from Theodoros Papaloukas.
Dirk Nowitzki's basket with 3.9 seconds lifted Germany into the final of the European Championship with a 74-73 win over Spain on Saturday.
Greece reached the semifinals of European Championship for the first time since 1997, beating Russia 66-61 Thursday behind 23 points by Theodoros Papaloukas.
Struggling Parker will play off the bench for France in European Championships.
Tony Parker played his best game of the tournament Tuesday as France stunned Serbia-Montenegro 74-71 to reach the quarterfinals of the European Championship.
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.