Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 4/12/12

Blake Griffin makes highlight reels because of his prodigious dunks, not his JaVale McGee-like moments. But Griffin made an embarrassing blunder in the first quarter of the Clippers-Timberwolves game on Thursday that he’d like to forget. Griffin got a touch pass on a fast break and literally bricked a wide open dunk late in the first quarter. This wasn’t the first missed dunk from Griffin we’ve highlighted this season, nor was it his most embarrassing play. But clanking a dunk is simply unacceptable, especially for someone whose place on the list of greatest dunkers is being questioned.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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