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Germany, Greece in quarterfinals of Olympics basketball qualifier

Updated: July 16, 2008, 6:10 PM ET
Reuters

ATHENS -- Dirk Nowitzki produced a flawless 35-point performance to help Germany to an 89-71 win over New Zealand in the Olympics qualifying tournament on Wednesday.

With host Greece also coming through 89-69 against Brazil, the two big guns of the European game successfully avoided a quarterfinal meeting that would have meant one of them missing out on Beijing.

The Germans will instead face Brazil while Greece take on the New Zealanders

On the other side of the draw, Canada ...

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