RIO DE JANEIRO (Rio 2016 Olympic Games) – France bounced back from their horror show against Australia by beating China on Monday, 88-60.

Nando de Colo scored 11 of his team-high 19 points in the second quarter, when Les Bleus took control of the game.

Leading 19-14 at the end of the opening period, the French extended the advantage to 42-23 by half-time and stayed in command for the remainder of the contest. Tony Parker had 14 points and 8 assists.Nicolas Batum, trying to hit back from a poor game against Australia, set the tone for the French dominance on the glass in the second quarter. He had a game-high 10 rebounds to go with his 7 points and 3 assists.

France, who lost 87-66 to the Boomers, are now 1-1 in Group A while China, who fell to the USA in their first game, are now 0-2. The French next face Serbia on Wednesday while the Chinese will square off against Venezuela.

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