CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Lebron James' future with the Cleveland Cavaliers are definitely a hot topic especially after comments the MVP made Sunday at news conference.
But odds makers named the Cavs the solid favorite to re-sign The King.
Among the things said that convinced the experts: 11 words from Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert.
"I'm sure we'll be here next year with MV3. Thank you," said Gilbert.
That would suggest Lebron's staying.
And then what Lebron said himself:
"This is...this is home for me. I love this place. I mean Akron,OH till the death," said Lebron. No matter where life my heads me through my whole life, I'm never gone from here."
NBA Commissioner David Stern has said he'd like to see Lebron stay in Cleveland and that the current collective bargaining agreement favors free agents staying with their current club.
Odds makers say the New York Knicks have the second best chance to sign Lebron. Those odds are 3-to-1.