Dirk Nowitzki made four free throws in the last 19 seconds, leading Germany past Turkey 73-67 Friday at the European 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.
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.
After his performance during the Team USA intrasquad scrimmage, Rudy Gay had better brush up on his knowledge of Turkey.
Spain beat Lithuania 89-67 and Argentina routed Turkey 83-58 to advance to the semifinals of the FIBA World Championship.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 11 of his 47 points in the third overtime to give Germany a 108-103 victory over Angola in the first triple-overtime game in the history of the FIBA World Championship.
Dirk Nowitzki had 27 points to lead Germany to an 81-70 win over Japan on Friday night.