By Michael Donovan

If the Sixers indeed sign LeBron James after July 1 when NBA free agency opens on July 1, they are tied for 2nd by Vegas as 2019 NBA champs:

Opening Odds To Win 2019 NBA Title

TEAMOPENING ODDS
Golden State5/4
Houston7/2
SIXERS7/2
Boston8/1
San Antonio25/1
Los Angeles20/1
Miami20/1
Cleveland30/1
Toronto40/1
Utah60/1
Portland80/1
Oklahoma City60/1
New Orleans80/1
Minnesota80/1
Denver100/1
Milwaukee100/1
Washington100/1
New York100/1
Indiana100/1
Los Angeles100/1
Phoenix200/1
Charlotte300/1
Detroit300/1
Brooklyn300/1
Sacramento300/1
Chicago300/1
Dallas300/1
Memphis500/1
Orlando500/1
Atlanta1000/1
— Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook