Blake Griffin: Video of His Winning Slam Dunk Over Kia Optima Car

By on Feb 20, 2011 in Basketball, Sports, United States, World Comments
Blake Griffin: NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2011 Winner
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The NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2011 winner is Blake Griffin. The LA Clippers All-Star rookie, took home the NBA 2011 All Star Sprite Slam Dunk trophy by dunking over a a KIA car on Saturday, February 19, 2011 (Sunday in Manila), according to NBA.com.

Griffin bested his co-finalist, Jayvee Mcgee who earlier impressed the crowd with his two-ball and three-ball dunks. The winner of the final round was judged by the slam dunk contest audience through SMS.

There were four players who participated in the 2011 Sprite Slam Dunk contest, including DeMar DeRozen of the Toronto Raptors, Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers, Serge IBAK of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Jayvee McGee of the Washington Wizards.

Blake Griffin Dunks His Way Over A Car
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The Clippers‘ rookie earlier scored 14 points in the Rookie Challenge. Griffin will be suiting up for the West squad in Sunday‚Äôs 2011 NBA All Star game.

Griffin has been very impressive in his Clippers debut. He plays forward, and is averaging 22.8 points and 12.6 rebounds. He has made an impressive 137 dunks just before the 2011 NBA All Star break.

Earlier, James Jones of the Miami Heat took home the 2011 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest title. Jones scored 20 points in the final round to beat Paul Pierce and Ray Allen who scored 18 and 15 points respectively.

Blake Griffin Dunks Over A Car
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Griffin, the LA Clippers All-Star rookie, dunks over a KIA Optima car in his final attempt of the night. His dunk was considered the best dunk of the night. KIA is the official car sponsor of the NBA.

The Crenshaw Select Choir sings R. Kelly‘s “I Believe I Can Fly” as Griffin slams his way over the car.

Below is Blake Griffin‘s winning slam dunk video posted by 23wattpt on YouTube.



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