LeBron, Wade Favored to Re-sign with Teams
For all the hype that has enveloped the 2010 NBA free agency for years, odds are that two of the biggest names will stay with their current teams. LeBron James has hinted broadly that he would consider leaving Ohio this summer, but oddsmakers at bodog don't believe he will. Bodog lists LBJ as 1/3 favorite to stay in Cleveland, despite rumored mega-offers from New York and other teams.[ Click here to visit Bovada ]
The woeful Knicks, who successfully cleared enough salary cap space for two maximum deals, are the favorite among new destinations. New York is listed at 3/1 odds. Neighboring New Jersey could also make a play (10/1) but would James leave Cleveland for Newark? The longshot choice is not even an NBA team. Euroleague stalwart Olympiakos S.F.P. of Greece is a 100/1 longshot.The staying-put odds are just as short for Miami Dwyane Wade. The playoff MVP for a few years ago may have played his last game for the Heat, but Bovada figures he will stay in south Florida. D-Wade is -275 to stay with the Heat, while Chicago at +260 is the best odds among teams he might sign with. New York is also in play for Wade at +1000, although signing Chris Bosh or Amare Stoudemire should be higher on the team's shopping list.
The latest LeBron odds and Wade odds are listed below courtesy of bodog: Which team will LeBron James play for in his first game of the 2010-2011 Season? Chicago Bulls 40/1 Cleveland Cavaliers 1/3 Dallas Mavericks 25/1 Los Angeles Clippers 40/1 Miami Heat 35/1 New Jersey Nets 10/1 New York Knicks 3/1 Olympiakos S.F.P. 100/1 Any Other Team 18/1 Which team will Dwyane Wade play for in his first game of the 2010-2011 Season? Chicago Bulls +260 Miami Heat -275 New Jersey Nets +1500 New York Knicks +1000 Any Other Team +750
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