This year's edition of the National Basketball Association (NBA) title race is now down to the final four teams with the Cleveland Cavaliers still favourite with online bookmakers to with its first championship.

The Cavaliers defeated the Atlanta Hawks in four games and were listed last week at odds of 4/6 with to win the 2009 NBA title. This has now shortened slightly to 7/11 while is offering 4/7 followed by with 8/13. has Cleveland at 2/3 to win it all this season while has joined, and by offering 4/6. is currently showing odds of 8/11 alongside and with showing 7/10.

Last year's beaten finalists, the Los Angeles Lakers, started the post-season as clear favourite but struggled to get past the Houston Rockets in seven games in the previous round. The Californians are now up against the Denver Nuggets for the right to appear in the final round but are only listed at odds of 7/5 with to win this year's title. is showing the Lakers at 13/8 along with while has joined with 8/5.

Denver is a very distant third favourite with offering 7/1 followed by,,, and with 9/1.

Despite defeating the defending champion Boston Celtics in the previous round, the Orlando Magic are very much the unfancied team and go into the match-up against Cleveland at odds of 16/1 to win it all with and Things only get worse from there for fans of the Floridians with,, and showing Orlando at18/1 followed by with 19/1.,,, and have Orlando at 20/1 to win the 2009 title while punters can get 21/1 from and

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