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Despite a slow start and a bad shooting night, Spain managed to get a 73-65 win over Iran in Group C of FIBA World Cup. Spain won all three of its games so far and stayed at the top of the group while Iran lost all three and finished last. Puerto Rico (2-1) got the better of Tunisia (1-2) earlier today and advanced further. Marc Gasol led the winning side with 16 points while Victor Claver and Juancho Hernangomez added 11 each. The latter also grabbed ten rebounds for a double-double.
Storyline: World Cup
Mohamed Hadidane, a power forward for Tunisia, asked Bryant to sign his right sneaker after the game. That pretty much summed this one up. Want more? The U.S. shot 61%, Kevin Love and Carmelo Anthony led the team with 16 points apiece and all 12 Americans scored. Anthony Davis, the soon-to-be NBA rookie, made all five of his shots and finished with 12 points. The only second-half drama involved the astronomical 54-point opening betting line, per the online sportsbook Bovada. Tunisia, the reigning FIBA Africa champion, ended up covering the spread.