Damian Lillard Traded to the Bucks: How the Betting Odds Shifted

Brandon Gdula
Brandon Gdula@gdula13
Damian Lillard Traded to the Bucks: How the Betting Odds Shifted

In a pretty shocking twist, superstar guard Damian Lillard has been traded not to the Miami Heat but to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Three teams were involved in the deal: the Bucks, the Phoenix Suns, and the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Bucks have become the favorites in terms of the NBA Finals betting odds at FanDuel Sportsbook at +360.

Here is how each of the three teams involved in the deal have had their odds shift after the deal.

Pre-Trade Odds
Post-Trade Odds
Milwaukee Bucks+600+360
Phoenix Suns+650+600
Portland Trail Blazers+25000+25000

And here is how every team's odds look after the deal.

NBA Championship 2023-24
FanDuel Sportsbook Odds
Milwaukee Bucks+360
Denver Nuggets+480
Boston Celtics+480
Phoenix Suns+600
Los Angeles Lakers+1400
Golden State Warriors+1600
Los Angeles Clippers+2000
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