The Dallas Mavericks second-year star has quickly climbed the NBA MVP charts, ascending to the plus 250 second choice at the Westgate sportsbook after opening at 50-1.
Thurman opened as a minus 140 favorite for Saturday’s WBA welterweight title fight in Las Vegas, but heavy action on Pacquiao made him as high as a minus 170 favorite.
“The Knights are going to be better next year,” Westgate sportsbook manager Ed Salmons said. “The Knights are going to be loaded for the next five to 10 years.”
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s title fight Saturday against Daniel Jacobs is generating plenty of action at Las Vegas sportsbooks.