The French held the US to just 10 points in an 83-76 win after the first-round game.
There are four qualifying tournaments — hosted by Canada, Serbia, Lithuania and Croatia — to determine the last four spots in the 12-team field for the Tokyo Olympics.
Host Phoenix Suns steamroll LA Lakers 115-85 and take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference first-round series, leaving LeBron James and the Lakers facing elimination from the NBA playoffs.
NBA players are found Covid-19 free, in sharp contrast to a growing viral outbreak among Major League Baseball players.
NBA organisers have approved to paint NBA courts with "Black Lives Matter" slogan, when the basketball season resumes next month in Florida, according to the US media.
Under Sloan's leadership, the Utah Jazz made it to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998 and he was a two-time All-Star as a player with the Chicago Bulls.
The families accuse the firm of negligence after Bryant's wife sued the operators of the helicopter for allowing it to fly in bad weather conditions.
"We've all played our whole life on the playgrounds and pickup games without fans being there. So basketball players will adjust, trust me," former NBA star and part-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team says.
Kobe Bryant , who died in a helicopter crash in January, was named alongside nine honourees who will be enshrined at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 29.
A person with knowledge of the situation said the Jazz player who tested positive was centre Rudy Gobert.
Chicago's favourite son Anthony Davis sank one of two free throws to cap a thrilling fourth quarter and lift Team LeBron to a 157-155 win over Team Giannis in Sunday's 2020 NBA All-Star Game.
Jennifer Homendy, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board says that the probable cause for the accident may not be confirmed for 12-18 months, when a final report will be issued. A preliminary, fact-based report is expected in 10 days.
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