After finishing the London Invitational Tournament on a 5-0 slate, the French national team went back into action against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Team France had a slow start, they finished the opening period trailing 22-25 but eventually came back into the game in the second quarter erasing a 3-point deficit on their way to a 45-39 halftime advantage.
During the third quarter, with San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and Nando De Colo leading the attack, France turned a close game into a blowout.
The Frenchmen outscored Bosnia and Herzegovina 25-5 in period and entered the final quarter up by 26 points 70-44.
Bosnia and Herzegovina never threatened the lead as Team France held on for an easy 85-60 victory.
Parker led the French nationals with 21 points, De Colo added 18, while Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah had 12 points and nine rebounds in the win.
Henry Domercant had a game-high 23 points for Bosnia and Herzegovina while Mirza Teletovic added 10 points and nine rebounds in the loss.