Parker, Batum, Diaw Lead France To 82-74 Win Over Lithuania
Tony Parker scored 27 points on 9-for-14 shooting from the field to lead France to an 82-74 win over Lithuania. France outscored Lithuania by a 20-0 margin in the third quarter.
Nicolas Batum added 21 points, six rebounds, two steals and three blocks. Boris Diaw had 10 points, six rebounds and eight assists. Ronny Turiaf had six points, 10 rebounds and two blocks.
Martynas Pocius led Lithuania with 18 points off the bench. Jonas Valanciunas, who started but played only seven minutes, had four points and a block without grabbing a rebound.