Updated NBA Championship Odds
Now that the NBA All-Star Game has wrapped, which team is currently favored to win this year's championship?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Warriors are 4/9 favorites to win the NBA title this season, followed by the Cavaliers at 7/2 and the Spurs at 12/1. Those are the three teams with the best odds to win the NBA title, followed by a steep drop-off.
For example, the Celtics have the fourth-best odds to win a NBA title this season, but their odds are 20/1. The Rockets, Clippers and Wizards are listed among the top-10 teams to win a championship, yet they're true long shots at 50/1. The Raptors, meanwhile, are 60/1.
Continuing with the odds, the Jazz are 75/1 long shots to win the NBA title this season, while the Pelicans are 100/1. The Hawks, Pacers and Grizzlies are all 150/1, respectively, while the Bulls and Thunder are 200/1, respectively. The Heat are 250/1, the Pistons are 350/1, and the Hornets are 500/1.
The teams with no shot to win this year but are still listed are the Mavericks, Bucks, Timberwolves and Knicks, who are all 1000/1, respectively, to win this season's NBA title. Meanwhile, the 76ers are 1500/1, while the Magic and Kings have the longest odds to win it all at 5000/1.