NBA Preview and Betting Guide

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The NBA 2023/24 season kicks off on 24th October with a double-header as LA Lakers take on Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns play Golden State Warriors

NBA Preview and Betting Guide
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NBA Championship 2023-2024 Preview and Team Analysis

The 2023-24 NBA season runs from 24th October 2023 through to the finals which will take place in June 2024.

The betting for NBA season sees Milwaukee Bucks as favourite to retain the NBA Championship and win their third title.

Do you need some advice on who to back in the NBA? If so why not check out who OLBG's expert basketball tipsters are tipping? Check out the current basketball tips on OLBG

Player Team Changes 2023/24

Player
To
From
Kristaps Porzingis
Boston Celtics
Washinton Wizards
Marcus Smart
Memphis Grizzlies
Boston Celtics
Tyus Jones
Washington Wizards
Memphis Grizzlies
Danilo Gallinari
Washington Wizards
Boston Celtics
Mike Muscala
Washington Wizards
Boston Celtics
Bradley Beal
Phoenix Suns
Washington Wizards
Jordan Goodwin
Phoenix Suns
Washington Wizards
Isaiah Todd
Phoenix Suns
Washington Wizards
Chris Paul
Washington Wizards
Phoenix Suns
Landry Shamet
Washington Wizards
Phoenix Suns
Joe Harris
Detroit Pistons
Brooklyn Nets
Patty Mills
Atlanta Hawks
Brooklyn Nets
Davis Bertans
Oklahoma City Thunder
Dallas Mavericks
Richaun Holmes
Dallas Mavericks
Sacramento Kings
Monte Morris
Detroit Pistons
Washington Wizards
Chris Paul
Golden State Wariors
Phoenix Suns
Patrick Baldwin Jnr
Washington Wizards
Golden State Warriors
Jordan Poole
Washington Wizards
Golden State Warriors
Ryan Rollins
Washington Wizards
Golden State Warriors
Chris Duarte
Sacramento Kings
Indiana Pacers
Victor Oladipo
Houston Rockets
Miami Heat
Max Strus
Cleveland Cavaliers
Miami Heat
Cedi Osman
San Antonio Spurs
Cleveland Cavaliers
Lamar Stevens
Boston Celtics
Cleveland Cavaliers
Rudy Gay
Golden State Warriors
Utah Jazz
John Collins
Utah Jazz
Atlanta Hawks
Obi Toppin
Indiana Pacers
New York Knicks
Damian Jones
Cleveland Cavaliers
Utah Jazz
Usman Garuba
Golden State Warriors
Houston Rockets
Ty Ty Washington Jr
Milwaukee Bucks
Houston Rockets
Dillon Brooks
Houston Rockets
Memphis Grizzlies
Kenyon Martin Jr
Los Angeles Clippers
Houston Rockets
Josh Christopher
Utah Jazz
Houston Rockets
Grant Williams
Dallas Mavericks
Boston Celtics
Reggie Bullock
Houston Rockets
Dallas Mavericks
Cameron Payne
Milwaukee Bucks
Phoenix Suns
Damian Lillard
Milwaukee Bucks
Portland Trail Blazers
Grayson Allen
Phoenix Suns
Milwaukee Bucks
Keon Johnson
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trail Blazers
Nassir Little
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trail Blazers
Jusuf Nurkic
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trail Blazers
Deandre Ayton
Portland Trail Blazers
Phoenix Suns
Jrue Holiday
Boston Celtics
Milwaukee Bucks
Malcolm Brogdon
Portland Trail Blazers
Boston Celtics
Robert Williams III
Portland Trail Blazers
Boston Celtics
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
Houston Rockets
Oklahoma City Thunder
Kevin Porter Jnr
Oklahoma City Thunder
Houston Rockets

NBA Championship 23/24: Coaching Changes

The following teams changed their coach prior to the 2023/24 NBA Season:

Team
Out
In
Detroit Postons
Dwane Casey
Monty Williams
Houston Rockets
Stephen Silas
Ime Udoka
Milwaukee Bucks
Mike Budenholzer
Adrian Griffin
Philadelphia 76ers
Doc Rivers
Nick Nurse
Phoenix Suns
Monty Williams
Frank Vogel
Toronto Raptors
Nick Nurse
Darko Rajakovic

NBA International Games in 23/24

Two regular season NBA games will be played at international venues this season:

  • 9th November Orlando Magic v Atlanta Hawks at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 11th January Brooklyn Nets v Cleveland Cavaliers at Accor Arena, Paris France

Last ten winners of the NBA

The NBA Finals are contested by the winners of the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference.

The NBA's history stretches back to 1947 when the now-defunct Chicago Stags defeated the Philadelphia Warriors for what would become the NBA Championship.

Last Ten NBA Champions:

YearWinnerRunner UpResult
2023
Denver Nuggets
Miami Heat
4-1
2022
Golden State Warriors
Boston Celtics
4-2
2021Milwaukee BucksPhoenix Suns4-2
2020LA LakersMiami Heat4-2
2019Toronto RaptorsGolden State Warriors4-2
2018Golden State WarriorsCleveland Cavaliers4-0
2017Golden State WarriorsCleveland Cavaliers4-1
2016Cleveland CavaliersGolden State Warriors4-3
2015Golden State WarriorsCleveland Cavaliers4-2
2014San Antonio SpursMiami Heat4-1


If you need more info for your basketball bets why not check out the Best Basketball Tipsters page to see which of the top OLBG tipsters currently have tips on this sport. The highlighted tipsters have shown a recent profit for their basketball tips.

Which team has won the most NBA Championships?

  • LA Lakers 17
  • Boston Celtics 17
  • Golden State Warriors 7
  • Chicago Bulls 6
  • San Antonio Spurs 5
  • Philadelphia 76ers 3
  • Detroit Pistons 3
  • Miami Heat 3
  • New York Knicks 2
  • Houston Rockets 2
  • Milwaukee Bucks 2


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