Found November 24, 2012 on
For a split second on Friday night, Deron Williams must thought he was just as tall as 6-foot-10 Blake Griffin and 7-foot Ryan Hollins as he leapt up to try to dunk over the towering pair.
The way up must have seemed like an eternity for Williams as he saw Griffin elevating as well, arms outstretched and ready to reject Williams’ offering. Well, we have that entire exchange in super-slow motion.
Williams’ Nets wound up beating Griffin’s Clippers 86-76. Williams wound up with just 11 points and 8 assists, while Griffin had 14 points, eight rebounds and two blocks.
Watch Griffin’s rejection in super-slow motion in the video below.
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Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin had a monster block to deny a dunk attempt by Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams in the first quarter of Friday night's NBA game at the Barclays Center.
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Clearly, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is pretty good at dunking the basketball but he can also play a little defense.In the second quarter of the Brooklyn Nets/Los Angeles Clippers game earlier tonight, watch as Blake turns back a Deron Williams dunk attempt:
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