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Kendrick Perkins, meet Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin dunks against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Blake Griffin dunks against the Oklahoma City Thunder. (Jan. 30, 2012) Credit: AP

Wondering what you missed in last night's Clippers-Thunder game?

How about the dunk of the year.

Leading 80-51 with just under 9:00 left in the first half, Blake Griffin took a pass from Chris Paul, elevated and, well, put Kendrick Perkins on a poster.

It sent Twitter into a tizzy; in fact, this morning, both Griffin and Perkins are still trending.

The monster slam also brought back memories of his Griffin's dunk on Timofey Mozgov last year (which you can see right after the Perkins jam).

It was part of a statement game for the Clippers, who won 112-100 to improve to 12-6. Oklahoma City dropped to 16-4.

The dunk was actually one of two ridiculous highlights from the night. At the end of the first half, leading 52-46, Los Angeles went on a 12-0 run in 50 seconds to go into the break up 18. How? A quartet of three-pointers.

Mo Williams started the run by drilling a three. Caron Butler then knocked down a trey off a turnover. James Harden tried to match him, came up short, and Williams hit his second three of the run in transition. Finally, off another Thunder turnover, Chauncey Billups wrapped it up with the three of his own.

The threes were Nos. 7, 8, 9 and 10 for the Clippers in the first half, tying a franchise record for one half.

The Clippers finished the game with 28 assists, led by Paul's 14. Paul, Butler and Griffin all finished with over 20 points. Kevin Durant (36 points, 13 rebounds) and Russell Westbrook (31 points, five steals) led the way for OKC.

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