Basketball

The Spanish team defeated the Australians in the semi-finals of the world Cup of basketball

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© REUTERS / THOMAS PETERthe Basketball team of SpainСборная Испании победила австралийцев в полуфинале Кубка мира по баскетболу

The Spanish team in the second overtime defeated the team of Australia in the semifinals of the world Cup of basketball, held in China.

The meeting, held on Friday in Beijing, ended with the score 95:88 (22:21. 10:16, 19:18, 20:16, 9:9, 15:8) in favor of Spain. The winners of the 33 points scored by Marc Gasol, the double-double made Ricky Rubio — 19 points, 12 assists, 7 rebounds. The losers scored 32 points, Patty mills, double-double recorded on your account Nick K. — 18 points, 11 rebounds.

Rival Spain in the world Cup final will be the winner of the semifinal match between France and Argentina.

The Spanish team last played in the world Cup final (formerly world Cup) in 2006. Then the Spaniards in the final defeated the team of Greece — 70:47.

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