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It was a Clippers game so the best dunk was... Dwight Howard’s? Yup.

Orlando Magic v Charlotte Bobcats, Game 3

CHARLOTTE, NC - APRIL 24: Center Dwight Howard #12 argues with a referee and receives a technical foul during the game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Orlando Magic in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at Time Warner Cable Arena on April 24, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Dwight Howard

Mike Zarrilli

The last five seasons, Dwight Howard has led the league in most dunks in a season. This season, Blake Griffin is pushing him.

Tuesday night, Howard taught the Clipper rookie a few lessons — about protecting the rim, about the need to diversify his offensive game (although Griffin is getting there fast), about passing out to open shooters. Oh, and this is how you dunk, young man.

Great assist by Jameer Nelson, too. Well, maybe not the best pass ever but when you have Howard to go get the rock it doesn’t have to be.