Originally written on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 1/31/12
by Sean Ceglinsky / @seanceglinsky Dunk of the year? Better believe it. Each time you think Blake Griffin has outdone himself, he does something more amazing. Kendrick Perkins can vouch for that much. “Well, it happens. It was a clean dunk. It was a great play he made. Obviously, I wish it wasn’t,” said the Oklahoma City Thunder big man after Griffin posterized him in the Los Angeles Clippers‘ 112-100 victory on Monday night at Staples Center. Griffin took off from the left side of the key at the 8:52 mark of the third quarter. Perkins challenged him, of course. Before he knew it, however, Perkins was in no-man’s land. Griffin was airborne, well above the rim. Perkins attempted to push him out of the key, to no avail, mind you. Griffin finished with authority, despite being hacked in the act. The rest, as they so often say, is history. Staples Center erupted after the play. Everyone was on their feet. All the players on the Clippers bench included. Griffin was bum-rushed by DeAndre ...
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