NBA Rivalries: The Greatest All-Time Dynasties & Their Rivals

Where does Golden State vs. Cleveland rank?

Josh Helmuthby Josh Helmuth

The Cavs and Warriors just solidified themselves even further into the history books by becoming the first to meet in the NBA Finals three years in a row. While many proclaim the Warriors as the best team of all-time (currently favored over the beloved 1996 Chicago Bulls) Cleveland also has arguably the best player of all-time (aside from MJ) in LeBron. There’s no question that Golden State vs. Cleveland has turned into something magical, possibly the greatest rivalry in the history of basketball. But is it?

If not Golden State vs. Cleveland, than what has been the greatest rivalry surrounding two dynasties in NBA history?

Here are eight worthy of discussion:

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Josh Helmuth is the editor of Crave Sports.