The field is set for the 2017 NBA Finals. Here is a look at the odds to win this year’s NBA Championship.
According to oddsmakers, the Golden State Warriors are the favorites to win it all, as they have odds of -220 to prevail. Other short odds to win are the Cleveland Cavaliers (+400), the San Antonio Spurs (+900) and the Boston Celtics (+2000).
The Warriors once again had the top record in the NBA this season and will be the No. 1 seed in the West. Golden State went 67-15 this season, winning the West by 6 games. They will face the Blazers in the first round of the playoffs. Golden State has won four NBA titles, with the last coming in 2015.
Cleveland is the defending NBA champions and they enter the postseason as the No. 2 seed in the East. The Cavs are 51-31 on the season, finishing two games out of first in the East. The Cavs will face the Pacers in the first round of the postseason.
The Spurs are the No. 2 seed in the West. They are 61-21 this season, finishing six games behind the Warriors for first. San Antonio will face the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the playoffs. The Spurs have won the NBA Finals five times, last doing so in 2014.
Boston earned the top seed in the East in a surprise, going 53-29 on the year to finish two games ahead of the Cavs and the Raptors. Boston will take on the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the playoffs. The Celtics have won 17 NBA championship in franchise history, last doing so in 2008.