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Pacers listed at 33-1 to win NBA title next season

Vegas odds are out for NBA futures bets for 2015-16 season, just hours after the Golden State Warriors won the 2014-15 NBA championship.

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The NBA show must go on, so if you are already missing the action on the floor a night after the Warriors ended the season by finishing off the Cavaliers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Vegas has some action for you courtesy of the initial odds for winning the title next season.

Bovada release their odds on Wednesday and the Indiana Pacers were listed with 33-1 odds to win the title next season. That puts them in a tie for the top ten in the league and even up with the Miami Heat for the 4/5 slot in the East.

That sounds about right with the return of Paul George certainly giving the Pacers a boost while the team still has plenty of questions to answer about leaping back toward the top of the heap in the East. The Raptors and Wizards were two successful regular season teams last season to fall below the Pacers in a group of teams at 40-1.

Among the long shots in the big group of teams at 100-1 that may be worth taking a flyer on, I'd go with the Milwaukee Bucks who will still have plenty of youth, length and crazy athleticism, if they can just figure out a way to consistently put the ball in the bucket.

At the top of the food chain, appears Vegas expects LeBron James to get some help in Cleveland since they are the early favorites at 3-1 just ahead of the Dubs at 5-1.

Check out the full odds below. What surprises do you see among the odds listed?

Odds to win 2016 NBA Championship

Cleveland Cavaliers 3-1
Golden State Warriors 5-1
Oklahoma City Thunder 7-1
Chicago Bulls 10-1
Los Angeles Clippers 10-1
San Antonio Spurs 10-1
Houston Rockets 18-1
Atlanta Hawks 25-1
Memphis Grizzlies 25-1
Dallas Mavericks 33-1
Indiana Pacers 33-1
Miami Heat 33-1
New Orleans Pelicans 33-1
Portland Trail Blazers 40-1
Toronto Raptors 40-1
Washington Wizards 40-1
Boston Celtics 50-1
Los Angeles Lakers 66-1
Denver Nuggets 100-1
Detroit Pistons 100-1
Milwaukee Bucks 100-1
Brooklyn Nets 100-1
New York Knicks 100-1
Phoenix Suns 100-1
Sacramento Kings 100-1
Utah Jazz 100-1
Minnesota Timberwolves 150-1
Charlotte Hornets 250-1
Orlando Magic 250-1
Philadelphia 76ers 250-1