Alexa

Gasol leads Spain past Lithuania 91-86

Gasol leads Spain past Lithuania 91-86

Pau Gasol had 19 points as Spain defeated Lithuania 91-86 on Friday night to advance to the Olympic gold medal game for the first time since 1984.
Rudy Fernandez added 18 for the Spaniards, who will face either the U.S. or Argentina for the gold medal Sunday. The U.S. drubbed Spain 119-82 in pool play.
Spain is looking to add an Olympic title to the world championship it won two years ago in Japan.
Simas Jasaitis and Sarunas Jasikevicius each scored 19 points for Lithuania, which will play for the bronze medal for the fifth straight time.