2012 NBA Championship Odds: Warriors And Kings Some Of The Biggest Underdogs

Although there's great excitement in the Bay Area for the return of basketball, the Sacramento Kings and the Golden State Warriors are both not expected to make much noise this season. And the oddsmakers in Vegas seem to reflect that.

Golden State has 125/1 odds to win the 2012 NBA Finals and 40/1 to win the Western Conference, which is pretty low.  The Warriors have a lot of young talent, but probably one of the weakest frontcourt in the leagues. Mark Jackson would probably have a tough time trying to get it all together.

Sacramento has 150/1 odds to win the 2012 NBA Finals and 60/1 to win the Western Conference, which is somewhere near the bottom, and definitely worst in the West.  The Kings have a talented unit, but it's hard to see it all gelling together this season.

After the jump, a list of NBA title odds.

Odds to win 2012 NBA Championship 

Miami Heat                                9/4

Los Angeles Lakers                   5/1

Chicago Bulls                            7/1

Oklahoma City Thunder              15/2

Dallas Mavericks                        17/2

Boston Celtics                           12/1

New York Knicks                       20/1

Orlando Magic                           22/1

Memphis Grizzlies                     25/1

San Antonio Spurs                     25/1

Portland Trailblazers                   30/1

Atlanta Hawks                           50/1

Los Angeles Clippers                 50/1

Denver Nuggets                         75/1

Houston Rockets                       75/1

New Jersey Nets                        75/1

Phoenix Suns                            75/1

Utah Jazz                                  75/1

Indiana Pacers                           100/1

Milwaukee Bucks                       100/1

New Orleans Hornets                 100/1

Philadelphia 76ers                      100/1

Detroit Pistons                           125/1

Golden State Warriors                125/1

Charlotte Bobcats                      150/1

Cleveland Cavaliers                    150/1

Minnesota Timberwolves             150/1

Sacramento Kings                     150/1

Washington Wizards                  150/1

Toronto Raptors                         200/1

Odds to win 2012 NBA Western Conference Championship

Los Angeles Lakers                   2/1

Oklahoma City Thunder              13/4

Dallas Mavericks                        4/1

Portland Trailblazers                   10/1

San Antonio Spurs                     10/1

Memphis Grizzlies                     15/1

Los Angeles Clippers                 20/1

Denver Nuggets                         25/1

Houston Rockets                       25/1

New Orleans Hornets                 30/1

Phoenix Suns                            30/1

Utah Jazz                                  35/1

Golden State Warriors                40/1

Minnesota Timberwolves             60/1

Sacramento Kings                     60/1

To discuss the Warriors, go to Golden State of Mind. To talk about the Kings, head to Sactown Royalty.

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