France def. Slovenia, 90-89 (Tokyo Olympics) Men's Basketball Semis / August 5

Photo credit: FIBA

World #7 France survives World #16 Slovenia, 90-89 in the knockout semifinal of the Men's Basketball 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Thursday at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

Nando De Colo led France with 25 points (8/17 FG, 3/5 3PT), 7 rebounds and 5 assists while Evan Fournier added 23 points (8/16 FG, 4/6 3PT), 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

Les Bleus spoiled Luka Doncic's triple-double performance of 16 points (5/18 FG, 2/9 3PT), 18 assists, 10 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block.

France will face Team USA in the gold medal match while the Slovenia will battle Australia for the bronze medal.


The Scores:

FRANCE 90 - De Colo 25, Fournier 23, Cabarrot 15, Yabusele 9, Gobert 9, Heurtel 6, Batum 3, Fall 0, Ntilikina 0, Poirier DNP, Albicy DNP, Cornelie DNP.

SLOVENIA 89 - Tobey 23, Prepelic 17, Doncic 16, Blazic 14, Cancar 11, Dimec 4, Hrovat 3, Dragic 1, Muric 0, Nikolic 0, Cebasek DNP, Rupnik DNP.

Quarters: 27-29, 42-44, 71-65, 90-89. [FULL GAME STATS]

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