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2021-22 NBA Championship odds: Who is favoured to win the title?

Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy.
Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy. (NBA Getty Images)

With the first week of free agency in the books and a host of players finding new homes, the landsape for the 2022 NBA championship has shifted.

The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls made some big roster additions, boosting their odds, while the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks have the third-best odds to win the title. The star-studded Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are tied as favourites to take home the 2022 NBA championship.

For Toronto Raptors fans wondering where their team stands going into next season, you'll have to scroll past half of the league before finding them at the 18th-best odds to win the title, wedged between the New Orleans Pelicans and Indiana Pacers.

Below you can find the entire list, courtesy of BetOnline.

2022 NBA championship: Odds to win
Team Odds
Los Angeles Lakers 3/1
Brooklyn Nets 3/1
Milwaukee Bucks 9/1
Golden State Warriors 10/1
Phoenix Suns 14/1
LA Clippers 16/1
Philadelphia 76ers 16/1
Utah Jazz 18/1
Denver Nuggets 18/1
Miami Heat 20/1
Dallas Mavericks 22/1
Atlanta Hawks 25/1
Boston Celtics 40/1
Chicago Bulls 40/1
New York Knicks 40/1
Portland Trail Blazers 50/1
New Orleans Pelicans 50/1
Toronto Raptors 66/1
Indiana Pacers 80/1
Memphis Grizzlies 80/1
Charlotte Hornets 100/1
Washington Wizards 125/1
Minnesota Timberwolves 150/1
Cleveland Cavaliers 200/1
San Antonio Spurs 200/1
Orlando Magic 250/1
Sacramento Kings 250/1
Detroit Pistons 300/1
Houston Rockets 300/1
Oklahoma City Thunder 500/1

Also noteworthy:

  • Despite making it to the Eastern Conference Finals, the Atlanta Hawks have the 12th best odds for next season
  • The Warriors have the fourth-highest odds to win it all despite missing the playoffs this past season.
  • Last season's No. 1 seeds, the 76ers and Jazz come in at the seventh and eighth best odds in the league, respectively.
  • The Raptors have the third-best odds (66//1) of any team that did not qualify for the Play-In Tournament or playoffs this past season.

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