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In light of the announcement that the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a trade that will send Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, and a first-round draft pick the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Kevin Love, the NBA Futures market at Bovada.lv has shifted once again. The Cavaliers remained the favorite, but are now a 5/2 favorite compared to the 4/1 favorite they were on July 12.
The King is back on his home throne and that means that the 2015 NBA Championship odds have adjusted in a big way. The Cavaliers went from 33/1 on June 17 to the favorite at 4/1. Without the best player on the planet, the Heat went from a 3/1 favorite to a 50/1 long shot.
Thursday’s NBA Draft centers around the big three of Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid, and Andrew Wiggins and the 24-hour news cycle has certainly led to a lot of questions at the top of the draft board. Some reports suggested that Parker “tanked” his workout with the Cavaliers, while Embiid underwent surgery for a stress fracture in his foot.
The San Antonio Spurs picked up their fifth title since 1999 on Sunday night when they dispatched of the Miami Heat with three straight nearly flawless performances to turn a 1-1 series into a blowout. It’s the Miami Heat, however, who lead the 2015 NBA Championship futures odds at Bovada.lv.
The San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat to claim the 2014 NBA Championship. The Spurs made it look easy as they disposed of the Heat in just five games and they won many of the games by double digits. The Spurs got the job done with a mixture of veterans and young players that are emerging into their own.
Has any NBA road team ever looked as dominant in back-to-back games as the San Antonio Spurs did in marching to a 3-1 series lead in the NBA Finals? The Miami Heat lost consecutive playoff games for the first time since the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals
So much for struggling to shoot on the road. The San Antonio Spurs made 19 of their first 21 shots and 25-of-33 overall in the first half to open up a 71-50 halftime lead and put it in cruise control to win Game 3 by a 111-92 score. The Miami Heat got within seven in the third quarter and held the
Lebron James answered and silenced critics following his Game 1 cramping episode to drop 35 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists to help the Miami Heat take away home-court advantage from the San Antonio Spurs and send the series back to South Beach tied at 1-1. James didn’t get a whole lot of help from his teammates,
Game 1 of the NBA Finals was on its way to having a spectacular ending. The Miami Heat led by two on the road with 7:30 to play when Lebron James had to be carried off the court with cramps and missed most of the rest of the game. The air conditioning malfunctioned at AT&T Center in San Antonio,
The first NBA Finals rematch in 16 years begins on Thursday night when the San Antonio Spurs host Game 1 against the Miami Heat. The NBA also returns to the 2-2-1-1-1 format for the first time since 1984 and that could play a role with two veteran teams having endured the grind of the postseason.