European Champions Spain have defeated Argentina 95-75 to win the Basketball World Cup in Beijing.
Phoenix Suns point guard and tournament MVP Ricky Rubio was the star of the match as he managed 20 points and three assists, while NBA champion and Toronto Raptors’ Marc Gasol added 14 points and seven assists.
This was Spain’s first title for 13 years and their second World cup overall.
Meanwhile in the Bronze medal match, France defeated Oceania champions 67-59.
All four semi-finalists qualified for the Olympics set to hold in Tokyo in 2022.
By Chineze Ogugua
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