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It’s truly amazing to see Blake Griffin go from an easy finger roll layup to a dunk in midair during the Clippers’ Pacific Division clinching 109-95 victory over the Lakers. It’s like Griffin got up there and decided that layups are for mere mortals, and he, being a basketball playing god, best stick to his bread-and-butter and slam it home.
Two things that stand out in this incredible clip—1) you can almost see the moment that Griffin makes the decision to forego the finger roll and switch to the one handed slam (after he remembers that he is indeed Blake Griffin), and 2) I’m willing to bet any money that Lakers center Dwight Howard’s one and only thought watching Griffin’s spectacular play was that he wished he could do that (Ed. note: by any money I mean less than or equal to $1.63).
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The fourth and final “Battle of LA” took place for this season between the Clippers and the Lakers. The Clippers are accustomed to being on the losing end of that equation but this season was completely different. For the first time in Lakers-Clippers history, Lob City swept the Lakers 4-0 this season. That’s not even the cherry on the Staples Center hallway rivalry, the Clippers...
Blake Griffin helped lead the Clippers to a win Sunday over the Lakers as they clinched their first division title in the 42-year history of the franchise. One play specifically stood out, and it of course involved Blake. Check out Blake get up to initially do a finger roll, but in a split second he changed his mind and threw it down with authority.
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Blake Griffin gave the Clippers a 15-point lead over the Lakers in the fourth quarter Sunday, their largest of the game, with a finger roll dunk. Griffin received the outlet from Chris Paul and changed his mind mid-air from a layup to a dunk as he glided through the air and threw it down:
L.A. Clippers center Ryan Hollins is likely to get a warning from the NBA league office after drawing an offensive foul on L.A. Lakers center Dwight Howard with a giant flop during Sunday's game in the Staples Center.
Hollins must be taking flopping lessons from teammate Chris Paul.
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Tonight the basketball loving world is going to be focused on the men's national finals. While you wait for the Louisville Cardinals and Michigan Wolverines to tip-off enjoy this jam that Blake Griffin threw down on the Lakers Sunday.
Oh--and congratulations to the Clippers for their first division title and for sweeping that other LA team this season!
Blake Griffin had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and the
playoff-bound Los Angeles Clippers beat the Lakers 109-95 on Sunday
to clinch their first Pacific Division title in franchise history
against a team that has long overshadowed them.
The Los Angeles Clippers won their first division championship in team history. Until now, there was not a single banner bearing the Clippers (or even the Buffalo Braves) name at Staples Center. That is not an easy thing to do for a franchise that has been in one location for more than a quarter century. That takes some major commitment to losing. There have been flashes in the...
Tweet With the Clippers having some struggles recently with getting their 50th win and with clinching the Pacific Division title. Amidst these troubles, reports surfaced about their being tension in the locker room, particularly between Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul. It turns out that everyone who reported on the tension in the locker [...]
Ryan Hollins’ flop was not one of the more memorable moments for the Los Angeles Clippers in their division-clinching 109-95 win over the Lakers Sunday.
During the fourth quarter of the game, Kobe Bryant was bringing the ball up the court for the Lakers when Dwight Howard got tangled with Hollins. Howard and Hollins exchanged contact around the 3-point arc, and then when Howard...
Everything is not going smoothly in Lob City lately. When news broke that players were arguing and growing weary of each other, you had to know the finger pointing would eventually turn to head coach Vinny Del Negro for not having the pulse of his team. Now, reports are he could be on the way out after the season and the Clippers are already eyeing his replacement.
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