I've been waiting for it since the end of the NBA season. Groups A and D compared to C and especially B...
Germany are in a very difficult group they'll compete against Turkey for the last qualifying spot. I think Turkey will take it, their roster is not as good as Germany but I believe Ataman is a great coach who will bring out the best in his team. I also don't see who can play good defense in the German team they would need to have an incredible shooting % from 3 to beat Italy or Turkey. Like in 2013 I will be rooting for Italy they have loads of talent and play beautiful basketball. They also lack a good center but they can deal with that problem and go far in the competition.
There is nothing to discuss in the other groups. I'm happy today because Heurtel is back in the French team after Diot's injury. Hopefully he'll get a chance in the decisive games to prove how clutch he is. France are the favorites with Spain of course but in the elimination games you can't know what will happen for sure
I pick France for the title.