“It just changes the landscape of the history of the game,” he said. “If you start messing with seedings and playoffs and then you start talking about, ‘Well, if this team would have played this Western Conference team, what….’ It’s cool to mess around with the All-Star Game, we proved you can do that, but let’s not get too crazy about the playoffs.

“You have Eastern Conference and you have Western Conference. You have Eastern Conference champions, you have guys from the Eastern Conference that win the big dance and sometimes you have it from the West as well.”

The Cavs (34-22) have won four straight and return to action Thursday at home vs. the Washington Wizards. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.