At the moment that this play took place, a sweet alley-oop from Blake Griffin to DeAndre Jordan on the break, the Los Angeles Clippers were beating the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 28-5…with six minutes left in the first quarter.
That puts them on pace for 56 points in the quarter and 224 points in the game. No, they won’t defeat the 76ers 224-20, but it still puts the lopsided start to the game in perspective.
With the Clippers seemingly able to do whatever they want on a night that they had Chris Paul return to their lineup, this bucket in transition came with ease:
That play shows one facet of Griffin’s torrid play lately; he has done it all, playing a complete brand of basketball that extends well beyond his own dunks.