While the rest of the Portland Trail Blazers spend their off-season comfortable resting perched atop large piles of cash, the team's European contingent is battling it out overseas. Today at noon, the Spanish national team (lead by the handsome Rudy Fernandez, and the far less handsome Pau Gasol) take on the French national team (lead by the lovable Nicolas Batum, and the far less lovable Tony Parker) in day number ten of FIBA Eurobasket, with the winning team getting a spot in the 2010 World Championships.

Take a long lunch and watch Rudy vs. Nicolas live on