How Blockbuster Moves Have Shaken Up NBA Championship Odds

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How Blockbuster Moves Have Shaken Up NBA Championship Odds
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As expected, Las Vegas has taken a keen interest in the NBA's summertime reshuffling of the proverbial deck. Trades and free-agent signings have shaken up the league's hierarchy, switching teams into and out of the title-contention conversation with equal fluidity.

Bookmakers in Sin City have adjusted each squad's title odds accordingly, to mirror changes in the facts on the ground, so to speak. As expected, the dregs of the league—the Charlotte Bobcats, the Detroit Pistons, the Toronto Raptors, the New Orleans Hornets, etc.—are still scraping the bottom of the betting barrel, awaiting the faith of anyone looking for a long shot.

But cellar-dwellers aside, how has the flurry of activity on the open market affected the gambling prospects of those teams most directly impacted by the offseason's myriad of blockbuster maneuvers?

With that in mind, let's have a look at the futures for the league's most notable movers and shakers. All odds listed were lifted from Vegas Insider.

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