Cavaliers Favored To Win 2016 NBA Championship

The Cleveland Cavaliers, despite losing the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors in six games on Tuesday, are favored to win it all in 2016 and finally end Cleveland’s championship drought. The oddsmakers are assuming LeBron James returns to Cleveland along with Kevin Love and a healthy Kyrie Irving.

Cleveland is given 3:1 odds to win the NBA title, while the defending champion Warriors are 5:1. Oklahoma City, a team that missed the playoffs last season, comes in third with 7:1 odds.

The Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic and Charlotte Hornets have the longest odds, at 250:1.

Here are the full odds, courtesy of CSN Chicago:

Cleveland Cavaliers 3:1
Golden State Warriors 5:1
Oklahoma City Thunder 7:1
Chicago Bulls 10:1
Los Angeles Clippers 10:1
San Antonio Spurs 10:1
Houston Rockets 18:1
Atlanta hawks 25:1
Memphis Grizzlies 25:1
Dallas Mavericks 33:1
Indiana Pacers 33:1
Miami Heat 33:1
New Orleans Pelicans 33:1
Portland Trailblazers 40:1
Toronto Raptors 40:1
Washington Wizards 40:1
Boston Celtics 50:1
Los Angeles Lakers 66:1
Denver Nuggets 100:1
Detroit Pistons 100:1
Milwaukee Bucks 100:1
Brooklyn Nets 100:1
New York Knicks 100:1
Phoenix Suns 100:1
Sacramento Kings 100:1
Utah Jazz 100:1
Minnesota Timberwolves 150:1
Charlotte Hornets 250:1
Orlando Magic 250:1
Philadelphia 76ers 250:1

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