With the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors set to face off in the NBA Finals for the third straight year (first time in league history), many are wondering if the league lacks parity now.

I have already written about how the NBA actually doesn't, but it's nice to hear commissioner Adam Silver weigh in on it as well
"It's just hard for me to fathom how there becomes this perception that at the moment there are only two teams that are truly competitive in the league. I just don't believe it," he said, adding that "these things have a way of working themselves out over time," especially when teams draft well.

He also pointed out that the Cavaliers and Warriors have a long way to go before they can be considered dynasties.

"So, when I hear people say that these are now the two teams that are dynasties. You know, think back, you guys know the history. We have the Lakers and Celtics -- the Celtics have won 17 championships, Lakers 16 -- that's almost half of all championships won in the NBA by those two teams. Now [the Cavs and Warriors] are being called dynasties. One, [Cleveland] before last year had never won in the history of the NBA. Golden State hadn't won in 40 years.

"These are the two teams now that are playing and everybody's saying, 'Now they're dynasties.' So they have a lot of winning to do before I think they should be declared dynasties in the way that the Celtics and Lakers dominated for so many years, or even San Antonio with their five championships or the Bulls with their six championships."
He has a point.  


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