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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: Jun 6, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 10:23 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyUf-9ruJi8

I can find 5 better dunks on this highlight reel.  How is it a dunk when you throw the ball through the rim?  Last years dunk by Blake was even worse.  Enjoy some of these old school dunks from the 80's!



Since: Nov 9, 2011
Posted on: January 31, 2012 10:08 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Maybe I'm just old school, but compared to C Web, KG, Vince Carter or Jordans dunks Im not that impressed. This is not a shot against him (he does have a skill), there is just a lack of exciting dunkers in the league right now.



Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 10:08 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Cool play, but IMO, its just not in the same league as Lebron's dunk the other day. Lebron jumped over the Lucas (albeit a shorter guy) caught a pass with one hand and finished with authority. No discussion about whether Lebrons play was a dunk or not.



Since: Jun 28, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 9:28 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Ugh!!!



Since: Aug 12, 2009
Posted on: January 31, 2012 9:13 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

My thoughts exactly UNTIL i watched the replay.  He does happen to touch the rim with a few fingers.  Final call= DUNK.  (which makes it soooo much sweeter)




Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: January 31, 2012 9:09 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Didn't he do this EXACT same thing last year and everyone was talkin about it being the dunk of the year last year too?! How many times are people going to flip out over the same "dunk" that's really not even a dunk?! It's cool he can do that, but lame that people are going nuts over it...again. siggghhhhhh



Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 8:56 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Very cool SHOT by Griffin. Hard to call it a dunk when he never gets to the rim.



Since: Mar 3, 2008
Posted on: January 31, 2012 8:46 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

 This dude is sick!



Since: May 17, 2008
Posted on: January 31, 2012 8:43 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Not to mentioned that he cleared out Perkins with his left arm!  (Oh wait, that would be a personal foul.) Never mind that comment.




Since: Mar 21, 2011
Posted on: January 31, 2012 8:32 am
 

Blake Griffin dunks on Kendrick Perkins video

Over Perkins, over cars....what's next, trains, small buildings, aircraft carriers? Is there a new Superman in town?


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