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France beats Lithuania to win World Cup bronze

France came into the World Cup the defending European champs however they also came in without Tony Parker. With that came doubts… all of which were erased when the French played a great defensive game and knocked off host (and one of the two favorites) Spain. 217 more words

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Highlights from France's bronze medal win over Lithuania at FIBA World Cup (VIDEO)

France secured a 95-93 victory over Lithuania on Saturday to earn third place in the FIBA World Cup tournament.

It was a close game throughout, but France got strong performances from Nicolas Batum (27 points) and Boris Diaw (15 points) that proved to be too much. 52 more words

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France beats Lithuania 95-93 to win bronze at FIBA World Cup in Spain


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Teodosic, Serbia take red-hot offense into final vs. U.S.

VIDEO: Serbia holds off France to advance to gold medal game

MADRID – As the United States prepares for the gold medal game of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday, … 629 more words

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France and Serbia both playing their best at the right time

VIDEO: France and Serbia advance to the semifinals

MADRID – We knew that Spain’s road to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup final was tougher than that of the United States. 902 more words

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Diaw's play helps France slay Spain.

France upset Spain 65-52 in front of its stunned fans in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday.

But France defended well and rebounded even better to ruin Spain’s quest for a title for a second straight summer. 56 more words


France shocks Spain, giving Team USA clearer path to gold

VIDEO: FIBA: Day 2, Quarterfinals Wrap

MADRID – The dream of a Spain-USA final at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup is dead.

France ended it Wednesday with… 1,113 more words

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