As reported by Project Spurs’ Mike De Leon, San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and the French national team defeated Russia, 79-71, at Eurobasket 2011 to secure a spot in the championship round and more importantly, a spot at the 2012 Olympics. Parker finished with 22 points, four steals, three assists and three rebounds.
With the win, France will next face Spain for the championship. Spain gave France their only loss, but it came when France was missing three of their best players including Parker.
And in case you missed any of the action, check out the full game below.