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Video: Which was better, Griffin’s Mozgov or Perkins dunk?


They have similarities. Both came off a wing pick-and-roll where the defense went with the point guard. Both were over a tall man wearing blue.

But which was better, Blake Griffin’s dunk over Timofey Mozgov last year or his throwdown over Kendrick Perkins Monday night?

I vote Perkins, because he tried to defend it. But you can’t go wrong either way.

By the way, to those of you saying this is not a dunk because Griffin threw the ball in the basket — you’re wrong. First, here is the dictonary definition of a dunk: “a shot in basketball made by jumping high into the air and throwing the ball down through the basket.” That is what Griffin did.

Second, Perkins himself called it a dunk after the game (and a “good play”). He had the best view of it. If he called it a dunk, that is good enough for me.