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EuroBasket 2015 Semifinals: Spain beats France in OT 80-75

Spain beats France in OT in EuroBasket 2015 semifinals, secures 5th straight Olympic appearance which is the longest streak in nation’s history.

Pau Gasol dominate the EuroBasket 2015 Semifinals as he carry his national team Spain with a overtime win over France 80-75.

Gasol scored 40 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Gasol came up big when Spain needed a basket in closing out minutes of the 4th quarter and in overtime.

Spain was leading 66-63 with 16 seconds to play in the 4th quarter when Nicolas Batum made a go ahead 3-pointer that forces the game in overtime.

In overtime, Spain was leading 78-75 with 15 seconds remaining in overtime when Victor Claver fouled Nicolas Batum shooting three.

Batum can force double overtime but misses all three free throws. Felipe Reyes secured the rebound and Spain the game with Gasol's dunk to finish it 80-75. Gasol scored the last 8 crucial points for Spain to lead his team to EuroBasket 2015 Finals to face the winner of Lithuania and Serbia.

Batum lead the France squad with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Tony Parker scored 10 points and 6 assists.



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