Cavaliers have second-best odds of landing LeBron James, according to sports book

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Which team will LeBron James play for next season?

The obvious answer is the Heat, but the Cavaliers believe they have a chance.

Bovada – which also has odds on the 2015 NBA champion – is fanning those flames. The gambling website gives Cleveland the second-best chance of landing LeBron. Here are the full available odds:

  • Miami Heat: 1/3
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: 7/2
  • Chicago Bulls: 13/2
  • Houston Rockets: 13/2
  • Los Angeles Lakers: 15/1

Neither the Clippers nor Knicks are listed, which seems like a wasted opportunity to extract dumb money.

Even with the odds in favor of it happening, I’d bet on Miami and take my meager winnings. Really, a 75 percent chance is probably too low. I’d say the Heat have a greater than 90 percent chance of keeping LeBron.