Adam Silver said his concept would keep the best eight teams from each conference in the playoffs with only a change to the seeding.
With the Western Conference typically having more depth of quality teams, the NBA has long been imbalanced.
With the Western Conference significantly stronger than the Eastern Conference, many have called for the NBA to seed the playoffs 1-16.
Mark Cuban is in favor of a change to the playoff format where conferences are eliminated.
Robert Sarver and Mark Cuban are both in favor of eliminating conferences.
With two more Finals remaining in the current decade, there have been five different champions and eight different finalists.
The Warriors now have a 47-15 record (.758 winning percentage) in the playoffs over the past three seasons.
ABC's coverage of Game 5 drew a 16.0 metered market rating, which is the highest since Game 5 of 1998 and up 13 percent from 2016 and 2015.
LeBron James said he will "need to sit down and figure this thing out" against the Warriors.
Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry continued to lead the Warriors, scoring 39 points and 34 points respectively.