Even the championship is no longer competitive.
The Warriors overcame a herculean effort by LeBron James in the 2015 Finals to win its first title since 1975 and establish the league's next dynasty.
Golden State was about as shook in Game 1 as Charlie Murphy when Rick James asked, "What did the five fingers say to the face?" Then came overtime.
Familiar rivals were going blow for blow all the way through the final minute of regulation at the Oracle Arena.
The Finals will showcase the greatest player of this generation going up against its greatest team in classic David vs Goliath fashion.