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Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Posted on: January 31, 2012 12:08 am
Edited on: January 31, 2012 2:24 am
 
Posted by Ben Golliver and Royce Young

Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin threw down the dunk of the 2011-2012 season by going up and over Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins during a game at the Staples Center on Monday night. The dunk was reminiscent of his famous dunk from last season, when he went up and over then New York Knicks center Timofey Mozgov.

Miami Heat All-Star forward LeBron James immediately tweeted: "Dunk of the Year!! Blake Griffin just dunked on Kendrick Perkins so hard!! Wow!! I guess I'm #2 now. Move over #6." James is referring to his dunk on Sunday night when he jumped completely over Chicago Bulls guard John Lucas III to complete an alley-oop from All-Star guard Dwyane Wade.

Griffin won the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest when he jumped over a Kia and caught an alley-oop from then teammate Baron Davis.

Here's the in-game video feed from the Thunder broadcast of Blake Griffin's dunk over Kendrick Perkins.



Here's the slow motion replay with two angles of Griffin posterizing Perkins from the Clippers broadcast.



Here's the in-game full-speed video from the Clippers broadcast via YouTube user TalkHoops.



Here's one final multi-angle remix from the Clippers broadcast.



Now, just for fun, here's a mash-up with Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki's hilarious color commentary from last week's alley-oop from Jason Terry to Brandan Wright on top of the Griffin dunk.
 
Comments

Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: January 31, 2012 12:36 pm
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

BIG DEAL.



Since: Aug 10, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 12:33 pm
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Hating would imply I have an emotional stake.

I don't.  The NBA, its thugs, and what passes for highlights are irrelevant. 



Since: Jan 25, 2009
Posted on: January 31, 2012 12:27 pm
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

I saw it 22 times in four minutes on the 4 letter network and that was all in ten minutes of tv time for me today.  Starks on Pippen was better all day!



Since: Mar 4, 2008
Posted on: January 31, 2012 12:04 pm
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

You haven't seen a dunk like that 1000 times before.  Only a couple times max.  Stop hating.



Since: Sep 21, 2006
Posted on: January 31, 2012 11:45 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Pause it @ :14...Perkins just walks away like he got punk he about to cry...lookin like big baby when he cried LMFAO



Since: Sep 21, 2006
Posted on: January 31, 2012 11:40 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

SMH!!!!!!!!!!!!!! enough said Blake is a monster!



Since: Aug 10, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 11:38 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

So this is what is referred to as "news"?

No wonder the NBA is so damn boring.  I saw nothing that I haven't seen a thousand times before. 



Since: May 15, 2009
Posted on: January 31, 2012 11:37 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Nice!, but unfortunatley there is more to basketball than dunking and that's ALL he got.  Same goes for Dwight Howard.  MJ was/is and still the best "in-game" dunker ever (ask Ewing, Bol) and other big men that are on his posters.



Since: May 29, 2009
Posted on: January 31, 2012 11:28 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

If it's not a dunk, please tell me what it was? A jumper inside the paint? If we extend the phrase to "slam dunk" we can see that it is 100% a dunk, because you cant "slam" the ball through the hoop any harder than that! Man he is fun to watch! Griffin, Kobe, Paul, Bynum, Pujols, Kemp, Kershaw, Angels entire rotation...I love L.A.




Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 11:19 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Nobody and I mean nobody makes Vince Carter (in his prime) look like an average dunker. Griffin is good, but Vince was on another level.


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