LeBron James is one of the most dominant players in the Eastern Conference.

LEE | LeBron Proves He Rules the East

Columnist Junyoung Lee believes LeBron James has shown once again that he is the best player in the East, and that his Cleveland Cavaliers are miles ahead the conference’s other clubs when he’s around

GUEST ROOM | A Donald Trump is Coming for Pro Basketball

The NBA, like America, is on an unsustainable course of growth and excess. The league is taking more and more three-pointers every year, and playing at a faster and faster pace — and just two teams, the top one percent of the league, have a near monopoly on elite players. The Warriors and Cavs will likely face each other in this year’s championship for the third consecutive time. A backlash is coming. America, too, has experienced a backlash: in this case, to the accelerated pace of global finance, demographic change and widening inequality.