LeBron James set the bar extremely high on Sunday by hurdling John Lucas to throw down a death defying alley-oop dunk in the Heat’s victory against the Bulls.

However, Blake Griffin of the L.A. Clippers may have topped James’ spectacular dunk.

During a game against the Oklahoma Thunder, Griffin took a pass from Chris Paul while driving to the lane. The only thing between Griffin and the basket was the 6-10 Kendrick Perkins. Griffin jumped and was fouled hard by Perkins while in mid-air. But instead of falling back, Griffin extended his arm and powered through to dunk over Perkins.

Athletes around the nation soon began to Tweet about Griffin’s dunk.


LeBron James:

“Dunk of the Year!! @blakegriffin just dunked on Kendrick Perkins so hard!! Wow!! I guess I’m #2 now. Move over #6.”


Chris Paul:

“WoW!! Just saw @blakegriffin dunk from unite…What in the world!!! Glad he is on my team”


Terrell Owens:

“OMG!!! Who just saw the dunk by @blakegriffin on kendrick perkiness?!! This dude is a beast!!”


Checkout Griffin’s Top 5 Dunks:

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