Dirk, Germany can't hold off Gasols, Spain

Dirk Nowitzki couldn't find the bottom of the net for the final 9:41 in Germany's 77-68 loss to Spain and the Gasol brothers in the second round of the European championships.

Marc Gasol led all scorers with 24 points and his Pau had 19. New Dallas Mavericks guard Rudy Fernandez had six points and five assists for Spain.

Nowitzki, 7-of-17 from the field, finished with 19 points and seven rebounds. Chris Kaman had 15 points and 12 rebounds.

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