Vegas Bookies pick Philly, Spurs for finals

Apr 17, 2001 6:00 AM

A consensus of Las Vegas bookmakers have chosen the Philadelphia 76ers to win the Eastern Conference title, and the San Antonio Spurs to take the Western Conference crown. They also give the nod to the Spurs to take the NBA title.

For a list of bookies selections, see Bookies Best Bets in the Race and Sports section.

Throughout the NBA playoffs, which get under way Saturday and continue for nine weeks, GamingToday’s Adam Soboleski will offer expert selections for every game of the playoff season. Selections will be posted on the website.