Spain last won the World Cup –– the country's only title –– in 2006 while Australia has never won the title.
Yeng Guiao's team were blown out by a combined 105 points by Italy and Serbia to open their campaign in Group D at the tournament in China, and also lost to Angola in overtime, 84-81.
This is the first win for Turkey in the FIBA Basketball World Cup's Classification Round.
Though not expected to go deep into the tournament, China's performance was seen as a disappointment, especially since they had been drawn in one of the easiest preliminary groups.
Team USA beat Turkey 93-92 in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup's Group E match.
The longstanding institutional indifference can make life difficult for many differently-abled sportsmen in the country but that hasn't deterred a 33-year-old shot put thrower from winning Olympic-level gold medals.
Australia have never won a medal but United States coach Gregg Popovich thinks this could be their year because "they've been close for several years, and they are hungry."
The 24-year-old from Greece wept as he accepted the honour beating out 2018 MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George.
The Golden State Warriors are battered and injured, but they will play another game in the NBA Finals.
The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Finals.
The Toronto Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
In the EuroLeague Final Four being held in the Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, CSKA Moscow became Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion after beating Turkey's Anadolu Efes.
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