PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Perhaps Lebron James losing his headband during the latter part of Tuesday night’s NBA Finals Game 6, and his dominant play happening simultaniously was coincidence. Still, the question lingers whether the headband that James has donned for years, will be ditched in the name of good luck for Game 7.
Lebron says he’s keeping it, and the oddsmakers believe him.READ MORE: Sources: Authorities Investigating If 2 Police Officers Injured In Fourth Of July Parkway Shooting Were Hit By Stray Bullets
James said at Wednesday’s media availability that he plans to start Game 7 with the headband, but isn’t sure if he’ll put it back on if it falls off. Tim Duncan knocked it off of James’ head on Tuesday night, and James never put it back on.
Bovada released odds on Wednesday that make Lebron James starting Thursday night’s game with a headband, saying that it’s 1/2 odds that he wears it, and 3/2 odds that he does not.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor Following Fourth Of July Shooting
The Heat are a six point favorite in Thursday’s deciding game, which will be played in Miami.
James scored 32 points, notched 11 rebounds and 10 assists on Tuesday night. The over/under for James points on Thursday is 28.5 rebounds is 9.5, and assists is 7.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Humid, Unsettled Days Lie Ahead
Here is a total list of available bets and odds from Bovada: