Spain wins European basketball championship

  • Spain lifted its third title in the last four European basketball championships after beating Lithuania 80-63 on Sunday.

    Pau Gasol finished with 25 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, three blocked shots, one steal and no turnovers to earn the tournament's Most Valuable Player award.

    Spain opened with a 13-point lead and met few challenges throughout the match. Earlier, France pulled away in the third quarter to beat Serbia 81-68 for the bronze medal. (Source: IANS)