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Video: LA Clipper DeAndre Jordan's Awesome Dunk

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The LA Clippers beat the Detroit Pistons, 129-97, last night and the highlight for that game—and perhaps for all of basketball yesterday—was DeAndre Jordan's crazy dunk. Jordan just kills the ball over the Pistons' Brandon Knight. Check it out:

Keep in mind that Jordan is also left-handed!

Jordan told the LA Times, "Chris [Paul] told me to keep running to the basket. It really was a great pass." And Knight, who was knocked down while trying to block the dunk, was called for a foul, so Jordan shot a free throw for a three-point play.

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Blake Griffin exclaimed, "That was the best dunk of the year. That was the best dunk I've seen in person." On the uh-oh side of things, Caron Butler left the game with an elbow contusion.