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Salt Lake Tribune:
Jazz notes: Utah awaits Blake Griffin, Pacific-leading Clippers
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 31, 2012 06:17PM MDT
The Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin flew into Salt Lake City on Tuesday, presumably aboard an airplane.
During a 112-100 win over Oklahoma City on Monday night, Griffin created a league-wide sensation with a high-flying monster dunk against the Thunder’s Kendrick Perkins.
What did Paul Millsap think of Griffin’s dunk?
“What everybody else thinks,” he said, laughing. “It was amazing, the courage he showed to even try something like that.”
The Jazz play Griffin and the Clippers on Wednesday at...
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((ht: nba.com))Yeah, we know. We've seen it. We've been awake about 45 minutes and have already seen it 5-times on SportsCenter and another half-dozen or so posts here on the Internets.In case you missed it, last night, Blake Griffin of the LA Clippers did the ultimate facial dunk on Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins.And yeah, sure, it was pretty impressive. Though we...
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...
There are lonely feelings and then there’s the feeling Kendrick Perkins has after being obliterated by Blake Griffin on this dunk. Even the Kia Optima that Griffin jumped over in the dunk contest last year feels sorry for Perkins. Dunk of the year? That depends if Griffin doesn’t want to take any more souls before the end of the season.
Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin had some of the biggest social networking sports stars in social media gushing over his dunk on Kendrick Perkins in the Clippers game against Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. Some fans, including the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Kemp. were calling it the best dunk they have seen in their life. Bill...Read the Rest...
Kendrick Perkins got ethered by Blake Griffin. Perkins never had a chance.
The Clippers would go on to beat the NBA-best Thunder, 112-100 behind Griffin’s monster dunk and a barrage of three-pointers.
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:
Chris Paul gets 26 points and 14 assists, Blake Griffin scores 22 (including another highlight dunk) and L.A. wins easily, 112-110, against Oklahoma City, the team with the NBA's best record.From the looks of things, the Clippers have accepted the challenge that this difficult week might bring.
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.