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Love them or hate them, the Miami Heat are good for business in basketball betting circles and they open the 2013-2014 season as solid favorites to repeat as NBA champions.
Make that, three-peat as champions.
LeBron James et al are +250 on the NBA futures menu at shops such as Topbet.eu.
Oklahoma City is a fairly distant second betting choice at +650 with the San Antonio Spurs well back at 10-1.
The Los Angeles Clippers start their second straight season as a better NBA championship bet than the Lakers. They were +800, while the Chicago Bulls - hoping for a rebound season from Derrick Rose - are +900, according to Topbet.eu oddsmakers.
Check out the full list of NBA futures, including title odds, division futures and odds to win the Eastern and Western conferences.
And watch for season-opening NBA game lines, matchup reports and trends on every game every day, courtesy of OddsShark.com. 2013/2014 NBA Eastern Conference - Odds to Win
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This video is pretty funny if you ask me, and I can’t stop laughing. The Heat superstar and his wife decided to pull a Halloween prank on her father who was just minding his business watching some television on the couch. Halloween has started early in the James household. Be very aware!! mrs_savannahrj getting her pops… http://t.co/tlMM30Bcxm — LeBron James (@KingJames) October...
LeBron James and the Miami Heat are the favorites in just about every category this season.
GMs around the NBA picked the Heat to three-peat (75.9%) and LeBron to win MVP (69%), while also voting him for a bunch of other superlatives, including player you'd build your team around (89.7%).
But when it came down to the player you want taking the last shot, they took Kevin Durant...
Since we near All Hallow’s Eve, LeBron James wife Savannah decided to play the role of “scary figure” and caused one individual close to LeBron James to get freaked out.
Watch as Savannah cloaked in a Mike Myers Halloween get-up and weilding a knife causes a man sitting on the James couch to get a tad scared:
LeBron James image courtesy of Getty Images
One of the benefits of sitting courtside at an NBA game is the chance to talk with the players and experience the full range of emotions while sitting so close.
Last night, one little kid at the New Orleans Pelicans/Miami Heat game got the chance to play a quick game of catch with LeBron James and that can be seen below:
James image courtesy of Getty Images
The NBA released its annual survey of the leagues 30 general managers and to the surprise of no one LeBron James and the Miami Heat ranked at the top. T
he GM's picked the Heat to win its third consecutive championship and James to win his third consecutive MVP and fifth overall.
Those weren't the only categories James and the Heat dominated. When asked which player...
SF 1. LeBron James (MIA) – Compared to other SF’s, LeBron was in the top 5 in every major category (PTS, REB, AST, STL, BLK, FTM, FG) last year. He will provide amazing production in every single category. There really isn’t anything he can’t do and there isn’t anything that people should be worried about […]
In the 60′s, it was Wilt Chamberlain vs. Bill Russell. In the 80′s, it was Larry Bird against Magic Johnson.
Right in the 2010′s, it appears to be LeBron James vs. the rest of the NBA according to a Miami Herald interview with LeBron himself.
Check out the below quote where he notes that he did have a rivalry with Paul Pierce but says that it has changed since:
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 25 and the Miami Heat handed the New Orleans Pelicans their first preseason loss, 108-95 Wednesday night.
Trailing 82-77 after three quarters, Miami took over with a 21-2 run. Wade hit a 3 during the decisive surge, then stole the ball for a breakaway jam. Ray Allen did all his scoring with three straight 3s to...
LeBron James' dunk on Jason Terry was breathtaking, one of the coolest basketball plays you'll ever see.
Well, now that ridiculous dunk can live with you. Upper Deck has created a poster of the slam with five chronological pictures and it is awesome. It's even autographed by LeBron.
The catch is that the poster is $899. But man, it would be sweet...
It’s still preseason, but check out this awesome LeBron to Wade, Wade to LeBron pass for the fast break dunk during the Heat’s preseason game vs. Pelicans Wednesday night:
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MIAMI (AP) -- Deron Williams got his first preseason action. LeBron James and Chris Bosh didn't need any more.
Williams scored 11 points in 10 minutes, Alan Anderson scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets finished the exhibition season with a 108-87 win over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
The Nets went 5-2 in the preseason, the Heat 5-3.
Paul Pierce scored 16 points and...
- Sheamus, who has been sidelined since August due to a torn labrum in his shoulder, participated in an anti-bullying rally today in Orlando, Florida, with a clean shaven look.
Sheamus is expected to return to action sometime between December and February.
- John Cena gave a shout out to Miami Heat star player LeBron James, writing on Twitter, “This Sunday @KingJames i choose...
LeBron James Dwyane Wade Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony all have the ability to opt out of their current deals to become unrestricted free agents following the upcoming season.
There have only been very minor rumblings surrounding these star players however because even the inquisitive media members hoping for a story know that there is way too much that can happen over the next...