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It seems like the NBA trade deadline gets more and more hectic each and every year, and this year was no exception. Contenders scour the trade block for opportunities to improve their rosters is preparation for the postseason, and the league's bottom feeders try to acquire future draft picks and unload salaries.
Latest #NBA Championship Odds via @FDSportsbook— The Duel (@TheDuelSports) February 7, 2019
Trail Blazers +10000
Bear in mind, the 76ers' trade deadline moves come just a few months after the blockbuster trade that sent Jimmy Butler from Minnesota to Philly. Bulter's impact proved impactful, both on the court and in the odds, as the 76ers went from +2300 to +1600 to win it all, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, following that deal.
With the addition of Mirotic, Milwaukee has now slid into a tie for 3rd place with Philly for best odds to win the Eastern Conference.— FanDuel Sportsbook (@FDSportsbook) February 7, 2019
Pacers +3600 https://t.co/JK3GvaF56H
While many might argue that these moves have made Philly the team to beat in the East, the million dollar questions is: "Will this be enough to take down Golden State?"
Only time will tell, but Golden State remains the heavy favorite to win the NBA championship at -195, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
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