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France wins without Tony Parker

Updated: September 5, 2011, 10:55 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

SIAULIAI, Lithuania -- France rallied with a big fourth quarter despite playing without Tony Parker to defeat Italy 91-84 on Sunday and advance to the second round of the European basketball championship.

Parker was kneed in the left thigh by Andrea Bargnani on the second play of the game, struggled through the first half and part of the third quarter before leaving the game for good.

"I am going to have treatment on it tonight and see if I can play tomorrow," Parker said. France ...

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