Without Spurs guard Tony Parker, France stunned Spain 65-52 in front massive fans in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday. Spurs forward Boris Diaw scored 15 points and Thomas Heurtel added 13 for France. The big blow came in rebounds for the French swatting 50 compared to Spain’s 28.
Spain who’s loaded with NBA big men Gasol brothers (Pau, Mark) and Serge Ibaka is a mind boggling for the crowd. Pau scored 17 points for Spain, while Marc and Serge Ibaka fizzled combining for just 5 points.