On Sunday evening,
It happened after
Tweeted LeBron James: "DeAndre Jordan!!!! Dayyyuummmm!! Dunk of the year #littletikeshoop."
After the dunk, Jordan made a free throw to complete the three-point play. That sequence kept Twitter abuzz for hours afterward, with fans praising Jordan and expressing their condolences to Knight, many tweeting variations of "RIP" to the point guard.
One person even updated Knight's
Jordan's dunk follows another Clippers' highlight reel play last week, which featured
Yes, the Clippers are living up to their nickname, Lob City. The only question that remains is which of their many jaw-dropping dunks this season will be crowned the best of the year.
Let's just say that we know which one Griffin is voting for.
Said Griffin of Jordan's dunk after the Clippers' 129-97 over the Pistons: "That was the best dunk of the year. That was the best dunk I've seen in person."