http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20F9dIw_onk

Blake Griffin’s preseason exploits proved that he could dunk very well. But if for some reason you were wondering if that would translate in to regular season slamming success, rest assured that it did. As you can see above, it translated very well. Rosetta Stone well. Dude’s hands must be the size of catcher’s mitts the way he just snatches the ball out of the air one-handed, yet he still has the strength to throw it down viciously. Insane.

But he’s not the only rookie who got down with a nasty dunk. Wesley Johnson of the Timberwolves had a fairly memorable first NBA basket.

Get outta here, Luther Head, with your weak trying-to-take-a-charge maneuvers.

(vids via Jose 3030 and Zach Harper)

Comments (7)

  1. In Blake Griffin’s mind he is playing basketball with a Nerf ball and a plastic rim slung on the back of his bedroom door.

  2. Griffin should be in the All Star. Period.

  3. In a perfect world, it sounds like Blake Griffin would be an All-Star of Nerf basketball.

  4. HEY TREY DID BLAKE GRIFFIN’S TEAM WIN LAST NIGHT?

  5. Sick pass by telfair.

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