WATCH Tony Parker torches Latvia with nine straight points and leads France to Eurobasket semifinal against Spain
Tony Parker scores 18 points to lead France past Latvia and into the semifinals against Spain. AP

TONY Parker came up with nine straight points in the second quarter and kept France going in the third en route to an 84-70 win over Latvia on Tuesday that earned them a spot in the Eurobasket semifinals.

Eurobasket’s all-time scoring leader finished with 18 points as France arranged a match against Spain in the round of four.

He made seven straight to push France to the lead, forcing Latvia to call timeout, but that didn's stop the San Antonio Spurs main playmaker and he went on to make another jumper for a four-point cushion. 

[See France, Spain set up semifinal showdown in Eurobasket]

Watch Tony Parker torch Latvia in this video posted on Fiba’s Youtube channel


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