Serbia vs. France: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

David KenyonFeatured ColumnistAugust 31, 2014

Joffrey Lauvergne's free throw with 1.1 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter lifted France over Serbia 74-73 during the second day of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

France (1-1) trailed for nearly the entire Group A meeting, but timely three-pointers from Edwin Jackson, Antoine Diot and Charles Kahudi kept the French close throughout the second half.

Boris Diaw and Nicolas Batum again struggled beyond the arc, combining to shoot 1-of-7 from distance. However, Diaw offset his porous start with a game-tying layup in the final minute, and he finished the contest with four points, five rebounds and five assists.

Miroslav Raduljica tallied a game-high 21 points and seven rebounds, but it wasn't enough for the Serbian (1-1) squad that shot 4-of-18 from three-point range.

Though Bogdan Bogdanovic managed 12 points, he was largely ineffective after eight quick first-quarter points. Nemanja Bjelica chipped in 11 more off the bench.

Bleacher Report provided live scoring updates and in-game analysis, so feel free to check out what was discussed while France and Serbia battled to the final buzzer.

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