With the news of Kevin Durant heading to the valley, the Phoenix Suns have seen their odds jump to +550 to win the 2023 NBA Championship, via DraftKings Sportsbook.
This moves them just behind the Boston Celtics (+360) to take the crown this summer. Before the trade, Phoenix did not even scrape the top 10 in the betting odds.
And with this starting lineup, it is hard to argue with these updated odds.
Best starting 5 in the league?
— Rice From NoHo (@NoHoShank) February 9, 2023
Between Devin Booker, Kevin Durant, and Chris Paul, the Suns have made 28 combined All Star appearances.
And when you add on Deandre Ayton, who has 10 or more rebounds along with 18 points per game this season, Phoenix just became a serious title contender.
Currently the Suns are in 5th in the Western Conference standings with a 30-26 record.
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