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As gamblers scramble to get bets placed before the NBA season kicks off next Tuesday, the Boston Celtics look to be one of the more popular bets in Sin City.
The C's have been given 5-1 odds to take home the franchise's 18th championship banner, but there's one team that's drawn even more attention - the Lebron James-led LA Lakers.
Combined, the Celtics and Lakers have generated three times as many wagers as any other team in the league.
Celtics coach Brad Stevens doesn't even buy the hype about his own team. "We're not as good as advertised right now, so at least we know that," Stevens said.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Chris Fama reports