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A look at France in the EuroBasket 2015

France placed 3rd in the EuroBasket 2015 and was not able to get an outright slot for the 2016 Rio Olympics but qualified for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament and will play in Manila from July 5-10.

France lost to Spain in the Semifinals, their only loss in the tournament after winning 7 straight games. Nando de Colo led France with an average of 13.1 ppg while Tony Parker with 12 ppg.

France National Basketball Team

France Player Roster in the EuroBasket 2015
– Westermann, Léo (6’6)
– Batum, Nicolas (6’8)

Congratulations Spain – EuroBasket 2015 Champions

Spain defeated Lithuania in the 2015 EuroBasket Finals, 80-63 led by Pau Gasol with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Both Spain and Lithunia will go to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Congratulations Pau Gasol and Spain!

Watch EuroBasket Finals: Spain vs Lithuania Highlights Video

Spain will play in 2016 Rio Olympics

Congratulations Spain and Pau Gasol for qualifying in the 2016 Rio Olympics by beating France and will play in the EuroBasket 2015 Finals. Pau Gasol with 40 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocks to lead Spain.

Watch Pau Gasol Highlights vs France Video