Usually there is a "dynastic" team in the NBA that takes on the "villain" role because they are the odds-on favorite to win a championship. We've finally reached a point where we have legitimate parity, young talent, and the right amount of superstars sprinkled throughout the league. There are at least four teams you could make a case for this season when it comes to a potential Finals appearance and as fans, we should appreciate that. Ratings might say that more people tune in to watch when there is one dominant team, however I think the most dedicated NBA fans are happy with the league's current state.
In the podcast clip below, we discuss what makes the league special right now.