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Basketball World Cup: Spain beat Australia in double overtime to reach final

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Spain beat against Australia 95-88 in double overtime to claim a spot in the Basketball World Cup in China.
The second-ranked staff were on the verge of moving out before Australia’s Patty Mills missed one of two free throws with 4.7 seconds of regulation time to leave the match tied 71-71.
Spain took control in the second of 2 periods to achieve their first final as their 2006 win.
France take on Argentina at the 2nd.
The NBA winner Marc Gasol of spain was his team’s leading scorer, the Toronto Raptors star while point guard Ricky Rubio led 12 assists hitting 33 points in the comeback success.
Mills, the San Antonio Spurs point guard, was the driving force of Australia, leading all scorers with 34 points.
He guided his team into an eight-point second-quarter direct, which climbed to double figures in the next.
But, with victory within their grasp in the dying seconds, Mills missed once from the free-throw lineup to let Spain another shot , which they shot in the second time of asking after the initial period finished all square.
Together with holders USA already knocked out by France winners will be crowned in the Beijing closing of Sunday.
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