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France claims top place in Group A after blowout win over the Czech Republic

Rudy Gobert France Czech Republic
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France finished on top of Group A, after their emphatic victory over the Czech Republic on Wednesday (77-97).

After trailing by six in the first quarter (28-22), the French took over and never looked back, cruising to an easy win.

Playing excellent on both ends, France outscored the Czech Republic 49-75 in the last three quarters, leading by as many as 26 in the contest (65-91).

France claimed the first place in the group and reached the knockout stage. Meanwhile, the Czech Republic will battle Team USA for the second and third place.

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