Spain men beat Australia in London Olympics basketball
LONDON -- Pau Gasol scored 20 points to lead Spain to a 82-70 victory over Australia in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Tuesday.
Marc Gasol added 12 points for Spain (2-0). Australia fell to 0-2.
Spain scored the first eight points of the third quarter and went on a 16-4 run keyed by Pau Gasol and Fernandez.
Spain played without captain and one of its leading scorers, guard Juan-Carlos Navarro. He has been nursing a left-foot injury the entire year.
Joe Ingles and Brad Newley led Australia with 12 points each.