The growing optimism that the Knicks will land Kevin Durant and a second max free agent this summer is being reflected in their odds to win the NBA Title next season.
In the most recent odds released by Caesars, the Knicks (+1200) are tied with the Clippers and Rockets for the third-best odds of any NBA team.
The only teams ahead of the Knicks are the Warriors (+200) and Bucks (+400).
The rest of the top 10, in order, looks like this:
As is the case with the Knicks, the oddsmakers are clearly expecting the Lakers to do something big -- such as trade for Anthony Davis and/or sign a max free agent of their own.