Bettor puts $10K on Wizards to win NBA championship originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
A two-game win streak apparently had one bettor feeling bullish about the Wizards' chances in the postseason.
A bettor in Vegas, according to one sportsbook, put $10,000 on Washington to win the NBA championship.
Should Bradley Beal, Russell Westbrook and company come away with the title, the bettor would win $5 million according to the sportsbook.
It's a big, longshot gamble. The Wizards are eight in 17 so far this season.
But betting against the odds is how you inflate your earnings potential.
At Pointsbet, Brooklyn is favored to win the conference with Washington ahead of only Cleveland, Detroit and New York in the standings.
The Wizards face off against the Nuggets at 8 p.m. on Wednesday night in an attempt to make their two-game win streak into a three-game streak.