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NBA's Top 10 plays of January

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat reacts

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat reacts to a play during a game against the Chicago Bulls at American Airlines Arena. (Jan. 29, 2012) Credit: Getty Images

The NBA released its Top 10 plays of January yesterday.

No surprise, Blake Griffin and LeBron James were 1-2.

Griffin took top honors for his assault on Kendrick Perkins on Monday. James' dunk over the top of John Lucas was No. 2.

Kevin Love's buzzer beater to beat the Clippers was third, and Kenneth Faried's acrobatic off-the-glass-alley-oop dunk was No. 4.

Personally, my favorite moment of January was James' post-dunk staredown (here) of Lucas. James probably should have gotten a technical, but for Lucas, there's nothing better than getting glared at by the person that just jumped over you and dunked the ball. And by nothing, I mean anything's better.

The plays:

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