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Opening title odds for the Rockets next season

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The underachievement of the Houston season is reflected in their opening Vegas odds.

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It's just two days after the close of the season, and the NBA title odds for next season are out already, from Westgate Las Vegas Superbook.

The Rockets have opened as a 60-1 longshot, which is tied for 11th in the league along with the Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans and Portland Trail Blazers. The Rockets opened at 18-1 last year.

That comes in just behind the 40-1 odds for the Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks and just ahead of the 80-1 odds for the Memphis Grizzlies, Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz, and Los Angeles Lakers.

At the top of the list is the Golden State Warriors at 7-4, followed by this year's champion Cleveland Cavaliers at 5-2.

Perhaps the surprise of the list is the 20-1 odds for the Boston Celtics, which is the sixth-best odds in the entire Association.

The Brooklyn Nets, Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets are this year's longest of the longshots, opening at 500-1, 300-1 and 200-1, respectively.

You find the entire early NBA odds list here.