Blake Griffin has really had an amazing season. The first-year power forward was an NBA All-Star, is averaging 22.3 points and 12.0 boards per game, and has made the 27-44 Los Angeles Clippers a must-see event. Griffin is a lock for Rookie of the Year honors this year, and is now even making highlights on his offensive fouls.â†µ
Yesterday agains the Phoenix Suns, Griffin had one of his worst games of the season. He scored 17 points, but on 6-of-18 shooting, and had a season-low (by far) two rebounds. Griffin, who has been frustrated by all the hard fouls on him of late, took out his frustration on Marcin Gortat, and the following happened:â†µ
Griffin was called for an offensive foul on the play, his sixth of the game (his second time fouling out in the last three games), and also got a technical for overreacting to the call. That said, it was still an awesome play, as Steve Perrin of Clips Nation reported:â†µ
"That was one hell of a dunk," the Suns coach [Alvin Gentry] said after the game. "I don't care if it was a charge. That might be as impressive of a dunk as I have seen in the NBA in 23 years. I think that was the best dunk he's had since he was in the league."â†µ
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