Eurobasket 2009 draw seeds announced

Eurobasket 2009FIBA Europe announced the seeds for Eurobasket 2009 draw. The teams were seeded according to their final postitions in Eurobasket 2007. Defending champions Russia were seeded 1st and will avoid powerhouses Greece, Lithuania and Spain in the first round.

The draw will take place in Warsaw on November 8th. Eurobasket 2009 will be held in Poland on September 7-20.

1st Seed
Russia
Spain
Lithuania
Greece
2nd Seed
Germany
Croatia
Slovenia
Turkey
3rd Seed
Serbia
Poland
FYR Macedonia
Latvia
4th Seed
Great Britain
Israel
Bulgaria
Qualifier
Six teams will fight for the last spot in the Additional Qualifying tournament. They will be drawed in two groups.

1st Seed
France
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2nd Seed
Italy
Portugal
3rd Seed
Finland
Belgium