The Spanish players have it on Sunday for the second time in the history of the race route. The triple European champion in the final in Beijing, is clearly a strong case for Argentina, 95-75.
Spain picked up earlier in 2006 and the gold at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of basketball. Out of the current selection, when Marc Gasol and Rudy Fernandez were there.
For Gasol, it is his second time in the final part of a very successful season. In June, he was with the Toronto Raptors for the first time, up in the North American top league, the NBA.
The Spaniards were struck, Sunday, in the match against Argentina, at the Wukesong Sports Center in the first quarter of a fine hole (23-14), and then walked the rest of the game is only going to be off.
The team’s coach, Sergio Scariolo, was also very successful in the plugging of Luis Scola. The 39-year-old Spaniard was at this world CHAMPIONSHIPS, averaging over nineteen points per game, but missed out in the final battle in nine of his ten shots from the field and scored just eight points.
Ricky Rubio was the top scorer for Spain with twenty points. A total of were six Spaniards and ten points or more. Scariolo was in China, Rubio, Gasol, Willy Hernangómez, Juan Hernangómez, with four NBA players.
Argentina and Luis Scola (on the left) had to be tough for Marc Gasol and Spain. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
France to win once again bronze
In the last two world CHAMPIONSHIPS, in 2010 and in 2014, it went gold in the United States of america. The power in this country has lost in the quarter-finals, surprisingly, from France (79-89), which came to an end with a range of 58 to American victories in a row in competitive matches.
The French lost out in the semi-finals of the Argentina – (66-80), and presented earlier in the day, like five years ago, the bronze medal was safely in the battle for third place with a 67-59 win in Australia.
The French players celebrate with their third place. (Photo: Pro-Shots)