Want to see what interest from LeBron can do? ask the Cleveland Cavaliers

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So the biggest fan frenzy of the NBA off-season is well under way and the Cleveland Cavaliers have also created the biggest story.

Fans are now betting on who will win the 2015 NBA Championship, with the downfall of the Miami Heat coming in the form of the big three leaving, it could be anyone's guess.

Of course, most people fancy the San Antonio Spurs to repeat and why wouldn't they?

They are the current champions and have made it to the last two NBA finals, also as oppose to the Heat, most of their big players will be returning next season.

Many other teams are preparing themselves for next season but the biggest storm in the NBA is still blowing wildly, a storm called LeBron James.

The NBA's biggest free agent is still without a team and the entire basketball world is questioning and betting on where the worlds best will land.

Many teams are being linked with James but there is one that many NBA fans feel is the clear favourite.

His former and home town team, the Cleveland Cavaliers are many peoples pick to be boasting the return of the King.

LeBron has not finished meeting with teams yet and he hasn't even spoken out about the chance to return to Cleveland, but already he has drastically improved the Cavaliers.

That's according to Vegas at least, more bets have been placed on the Cavaliers to win the 2015 NBA Championship than any other team.

Some risky business

Not many would have looked at the Cavaliers to win it all after their performance last season, but Vegas has seen a remarkable turn around.

They began at 40-1 with MGM but after over $1,000 was bet on them at that price, their odds have now been slashed to 10-1.

MGM aren't the only ones doing the wise thing and cutting the odds of the Cavaliers as the Las Vegas Superbook have also seen a drastic drop in odds.

Superbook assistant manager and head NBA oddsmaker Jeff Sherman said that none of the bets on the Cavs have seen "significant" amounts placed but that hasn't stopped them reducing them from 60-1 to 30-1.

Two NBA teams have brought in the amount of money as Cleveland to the Superbook, those being the the champion Spurs and the 'favourites' to sign Carmelo Anthony, the Chicago Bulls but neither has brought as many individual bets.

LeBron hasn't even said anything about the move to Cleveland just yet but already he has begun to revolutionize the franchise and it will surely be interesting to see what happens to their odds should he actually join the team.

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