France defeated Argentina by a final score of 71-64 in Pool Play on Tuesday.

Tony Parker had 17 points and five assists though he went 4-for-17 from the field. Nicolas Batum added 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Kevin Seraphin had 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks in just over 14 minutes of play.

Manu Ginobili had a game-high 26 points to go with five rebounds in a losing effort for Argentina. Luis Scola had 16 points and eight rebounds.