Thursday September 17th, 2015

Spain and France met on Thursday afternoon in a EuroBasket classic as Spain punched its ticket to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with a 80–75 victory in overtime. Two-time Olympic silver medalist Pau Gasol wants to return to the Summer Games to the point where he dropped a two-handed dunk and 40 points on France.

Watch Gasol's dunk below:

With just a few seconds remaining in the game, Rudy Gobert blocked a shot from Gasol and France's Nicolas Batum drained a three-pointer to tie the game at 66 and send it to overtime.

After the game, Spain’s Ricky Rubio commented on Gobert’s complaints about the officiating. 

- Christopher Chavez

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