basketball • France ended Spain's reign as European basketball champion Friday in Ljubljana, Slovenia, with a 75-72 overtime victory behind 32 points from Tony Parker and set up a final against Lithuania. Two-time defending champion Spain led by 14 points at halftime, but Parker led France's comeback after the break.
Marc Gasol led Spain with 19 points and nine rebounds, and Rudy Fernandez added 17 points.
Lithuania reached its first final since winning the title 10 years ago by beating Croatia 77-62. Jonas Maciulis led Lithuania with 23 points. The championship game is Sunday.