Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 4/5/12
LOS ANGELES When Blake Griffin rose up and up and then up some more and dunked with a stunning fury over and on top of Pau Gasol, the Spaniard turned into a Mozgov- or Perkins-like prop by the NBA's fiercest dunker lay on the court in a state of shock. Gasol was not quite sure what to do, but asking for a license plate number seemed like a good idea. "It was a hit-and-run," Gasol said. "The ball went in and I was on my ass, and again, I woke up, I stood up and had a expletive forearm sorry I had a forearm on my face, in my throat." Gasol spoke with a bemused grin and his language unusually salty for him seemed to acknowledge that his misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time was about to go viral. Or at the least, an endless highlight loop, which Gasol figures he'll watch "just because, not because I have a great desire to watch. My teammates told me it was pretty impressive." Griffin's signature dunk was not alone as the Clippers spent much of a tough, ...
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