It was the kind of fling one might try in the backyard, if there was no one around to see how silly you looked.
Clippers forward Blake Griffin leaped to catch a pass from Wesley Johnson with the shot clock about to expire midway through the third quarter, launching a three-pointer while hanging in the air.
The ball went through the basket and the Denver Nuggets were pretty much sunk for the remainder of a 111-94 loss Tuesday night at Pepsi Center that ended the Clippers' three-game losing streak.
"That was crazy," Griffin said of his acrobatic 26-footer with his team leading by two points.
Griffin's shot sparked the Clippers (7-7), who built a...