Take a look at our predictions for who will take home the coveted NBA Finals trophy this year.
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The Warriors are the favorites to win the NBA Finals
The Warriors are the favorites to win the NBA Finals, according to Vegas oddsmakers.
The Warriors are currently the favorites to win the NBA Finals at -220, meaning you would need to bet $220 to win $100. The Cavaliers are the second favorite at +275, meaning you would win $275 if you bet $100.
While the Warriors may be the favorite, it is worth noting that the Cavaliers have won the last two NBA Finals.
The Cavaliers have a tough road ahead
The NBA Finals are upon us, and the Cavaliers find themselves in a tough spot. They’re down 2-0 to the Warriors, and they haven’t looked particularly good in either of the games.
The Warriors are a tough opponent, and they have all the momentum. The Cavaliers are going to have to play their best basketball of the season if they want to get back into this series.
It’s going to be a tough road for the Cavaliers, but if they can win a couple of games in Oakland, then they’ll have a chance to win this thing.
The Raptors are a dark horse in the Finals
The Toronto Raptors are a dark horse in the NBA Finals. They have a strong team, and they are playing well. However, they are not the favorite to win the Finals. The Golden State Warriors are the favorite to win the Finals. They have won the past two NBA Finals, and they are the defending champions.
The Spurs could be a surprise team
The Spurs could be a surprise team in the NBA Finals this year. With a strong regular season record and a deep roster, the Spurs have what it takes to beat any team in the league. If they can stay healthy, they could be raising the trophy at the end of the season.
The Clippers could make some noise
The Clippers could make some noise in the NBA Finals this year. They have a deep team and are led by one of the best players in the league, Kawhi Leonard. If they can get past the Lakers in the Western Conference, they will be a tough matchup for any team in the Finals.
The Thunder are a long shot
Although the Thunder are a long shot to win the NBA Finals, they have proved they can compete with the best teams in the league. With Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant leading the way, the Thunder have the talent to make a deep run in the playoffs. If they can get past the Warriors in the first round, they could make some noise in the Western Conference.
The Rockets are out of the picture
With the Warriors and the Raptors both winning their respective conferences, it is looking like we will see an exciting finals matchup between these two teams. The Warriors are the reigning champions, and they have made it to the finals for the past four years in a row. They are a strong team with a lot of experience, but the Raptors are a force to be reckoned with as well. They have been playing fantastic basketball all season long, and they have what it takes to win the championship.
The Jazz are an interesting team
The Jazz are an interesting team. They have a young core of players that have a lot of potential. They also have some experienced veterans that can help them win now. They are coached by Quin Snyder, who is one of the best young coaches in the NBA.
The Jazz finished the regular season with the best record in the NBA. They also had the best defense in the NBA. They are a well-rounded team that can score, rebound, and play defense.
The Jazz will face the Houston Rockets in the first round of the playoffs. The Rockets are a talented team, but they have struggled with consistency this season. The Jazz should be able to win this series.
In the second round, the Jazz will most likely face the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers are a talented team, but they have struggled with injuries this season. The Jazz should be able to win this series as well.
In the Western Conference Finals, the Jazz will most likely face the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors are the two-time defending champions and they are looking to three-peat this season. The Warriors are a talent team, but they will be without Kevin Durant for at least part of the series. The Jazz should be able to win this series and advance to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1998.
The Pacers are a wild card
The Indiana Pacers are a bit of a wild card heading into the NBA Finals. They’ve been outstanding all season long, but they haven’t really been tested in the playoffs. They swept the Orlando Magic in the first round and then dispatched the Toronto Raptors in just five games.
Now, they’ll be up against a much tougher opponent in the form of the Miami Heat. The Heat have been through the wringer in these playoffs, having gone seven games against both the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics. They’ll be battle-tested and ready to go, which could make all the difference in this series.
It’s going to be a close series, but we think the Heat will ultimately come out on top.
The Nets are a long shot
The Golden State Warriors are the clear favorite to win the NBA Finals. They have the best record in the league, and they’re led by two of the best players in the world in Steph Curry and Kevin Durant.
The Nets are a long shot to win the title. They’re a good team, but they don’t have the same star power as the Warriors. They’ll need to play their best basketball of the season to have a chance to win.