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The League’s most ferocious dunker says he doesn’t plan on defending his Slam Dunk Contest title during All-Star Weekend this year. Per ESPN: “As of right now I don’t plan on being in it,” Griffin said Thursday night. “Those dunk contests aren’t my thing, I said that last year. There’s a lot of guys that can put on a great show and do some good stuff.’ Last year Griffin won the slam dunk contest, played in the Rookie Challenge and played in the All-Star Game during a whirlwind All-Star weekend in Los Angeles. This year, Griffin, who will be a first-time starter, would like to simply enjoy the weekend and play in the All-Star Game on Sunday. ‘Last year was hectic and it kind of made it unenjoyable,’ Griffin said. ‘So this year, we’ll see what will happen, but I will try to tone it down a bit and get a break instead of being so busy.’ Griffin’s teammate, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, could take Griffin’s place in the slam dunk contest, but Jordan said he has not been contacted
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Look, we had no idea who Savalace Townsend was until today, either. He’s a basketball player for Arkansas-Pine Bluff and he threw down a dunk every bit as nice as the one Blake Griffin threw down over Kendrick Perkins on Sunday.
Townsend, who averages 17.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game, threw down his monster against Grambling State earlier this week. Of course...
The talk of the NBA world this week has been the monster Blake Griffin dunk from Monday night's game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder.
But until Wednesday, the man with the greatest "poster" dunk of all time had yet to chime in... until now.
"I thought it was amazing," Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter told The Fort Worth Star...
In the latest sports-related installment from NMA World Edition, the creators of the always-bizarre Taiwanese Animation Treatment videos reveal their take on Los Angeles Clippers dunkmaster Blake Griffin’s epic slamma jamma on the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kendrick Perkins. Among the amusing — yet borderline psychotic — imagery featured: fans, upon witnessing a powerful Griffin dunk, [...]
Two Clippers fans, a man and a lady were selected to move from their seats in the 300 section at Staples Center down to the floor for the start of the second quarter of the Clippers game against the Nuggets on Thursday night.
They weren't sitting in an aisle, section, or row but right in front of the media seating in Section 108.
The lady yelled "come on Clippers, let...
JaVale McGee finished runner-up to Los Angeles Clippers all-star forward Blake Griffin in the slam dunk contest last season, despite arguably having the most creative dunks, and said on Friday that he might be open to competing again if asked participate.
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For the first five minutes of the Los Angeles Clippers/Utah Jazz affair, "Lob City" was in full force as Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan caught alley-oops from Chris Paul:
The Washington Wizards welcome NBA dunk champion Blake Griffin, all-star point guard Chris Paul and the rest of the Pacific Division leading Los Angeles Clippers to Verizon Center on Saturday night.
The game also marks the return of former Wizards player Caron Butler for the first time since he was dealt along with Brendan Haywood and DeShawn Stevenson to the Dallas Mavericks as...
Chris Paul scored a season-high 34 points and Blake Griffin added 31 as the Los Angeles Clippers held on for a 107-105 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. It was the Clippers' first win in Salt Lake City since 2003, snapping a string of 16 consecutive losses -- including a 108-79 loss in Utah on Jan.
Chris Paul scored a season-high 34 points and Blake Griffin added 31 as the Los Angeles Clippers held on for a 107-105 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Chris Paul scored a season-high 34 points and Blake Griffin added 31 as the Los Angeles Clippers held
on for a 107-105 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.