WATCH: Clippers put on an impressive dunking exhibition early in Game 2 vs. Jazz

The Los Angeles Clippers were stunned in Game 1 of their first-round series against the Jazz, who, despite missing Rudy Gobert for all but 17 seconds, stole the first game, thanks to a Joe Johnson buzzer-beater. 

Thus, the Clippers desperately needed a win in Game 2 to avoid going down 2-0 in the series. Their determination was on display early, especially from Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, who threw down a number of impressive slams. Lob City may not really be a thing anymore, but that duo can still throw down with the best of them. 

First, it was Jordan, as he elevated for an acrobatic reverse alley-oop in the opening minutes of the game. 

Then, it was Griffin's turn, as he drove from the free-throw line and powered home a one-hand slam. 

It was back to Jordan next, as he took a dish inside and threw an emphatic slam through the rim. 

Finally, it was Griffin's second turn, as he stepped through two defenders on the secondary break, and rocked the rim with a right-hand jam. 

These are exactly the types of plays we've come to expect from the Clippers over the years, and even though we've seen them hundreds of times, it's still awesome to see that kind of athleticism on display. 

NBA Writer

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