Then, probably as a relief to Mosgov, Griffin's recent dunk over Kendrick Perkins has set a new standard - note how he uses his left arm to leverage himself right over Perkins:
And then last night, Mosgov, who is now a Nugget courtesy of the Carmelo Anthony trade, got the final word on Griffin. At about the 30 second point in the video below, watch Griffin approach for another big-time slam, and watch Mosgov stop him cold. From that point on, the Nuggets rolled and blew out the Clippers in LA.
But, the main focus of this post is a spectacular play by Rudy Fernandez of the Nuggets. IMHO monster dunks should be EXPECTED from somebody who is 6 feet 10 inches, weighs 251 pounds, and can jump. But Fernandez' play below requires a lot of skill, basketball smarts, and a bit of luck. Time is running out at the end of the quarter, the in-bounded ball goes to Corey Brewer who puts up a prayer that is way wide to the right - but watch how Rudy circles from the left, goes past the basket, and tips it in left-handed [Rudy is right-handed] with just a moment left on the clock.
Indeed, one of the best plays I have ever seen.