Many say that Clippers are surprise favourites to win next years National Basketball League championship title after getting Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Leonard is getting 142 million dollars maximum contract with Clippers after securing George to join the team also.
For example, Caesars sports betting unit moved the Clippers odds winning the title from 10-1 to 11-4 – not surprisingly that will put them ahead of Lakers, who were also trying to get Leonard this offseason. Caesars dropped Lakers odds to 4-1 after Leonards decision.
The best odds to win Eastern Conference next year belong to the Bucks at 4-1, Philadelphia 76ers come next at 7-1. The Rockets and the Warriors odds are listed equally at 10-1.
But what about the defending champ? After losing Kawhi Leonard, Raptors odds went from 6-1 to 80-1. Also for OKC, after losing Paul George, odds dropped to astonishing 100-1.