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Gasols lead Spain past Germany

Updated: September 7, 2011, 5:11 PM ET
Associated Press

VILNIUS, Lithuania -- The Gasol brothers got the better of Dirk Nowitzki, leaving Germany on the brink of elimination at the European basketball championship.

Marc Gasol scored 24 points and Pau had 19 -- all in the second half -- to lead defending champion Spain past Germany 77-68 Wednesday in the second-round group stage of the tournament.

Led by 20 points from Tony Parker, France also moved closer to the quarterfinals by beating Turkey 68-64. Host Lithuania used strong shooting ...

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