Rose, Bulls given second-best championship odds in NBA

Rose, Bulls given second-best championship odds in NBA
October 8, 2013, 4:30 pm
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Tony Andracki

Just like the rest of the NBA world, oddsmakers were certainly waiting for #TheReturn.

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With Derrick Rose in tow, Bovada projects the Chicago Bulls as 8/1 odds to win the 2013-14 NBA Championship, tied with the Oklahoma City Thunder for the best odds in the league. Only the Miami Heat (2/1) came in higher.

Last season, the Bulls were 14/1 odds, fourth in the league behind Miami (11/5), the Lakers (5/2) and the Thunder (9/2).

The Clippers (9/1) were fourth for the upcoming season, with the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers and Brooklyn Nets tied for fifth with 10/1 odds.

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Michael Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats tied with the Orlando Magic at 500/1, the worst odds in the NBA.