Spain tops France for title

Updated: September 18, 2011, 8:33 PM ET
Associated Press

KAUNAS, Lithuania -- Juan Carlos Navarro stole the spotlight from what was supposed to be a big matchup between Pau Gasol and Tony Parker, leading Spain to its second straight European basketball championship.

Navarro scored 27 points to lead Spain to a 98-85 victory over France in the final on Sunday.

"This is a historic team," said Navarro, who is known in his homeland as "La Bomba" for his scoring ability. "We'll see what are the limits of this selection (of players)."

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