The best you've ever seen?

Breaking the backboard used to be the gold standard of dunking. Now it's breaking Twitter. And Blake Griffin came close with a monster dunk over the Thunder's Kendrick Perkins.

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Was it even Griffin's best dunk?

Is this just an excuse to link to this video of Griffin's top five dunks? Yes. Yes, it is. But is there really anything wrong with that?

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Great player or great dunker?

There was also a game going on last night, and Griffin's 22 points and seven rebounds helped the Clippers beat the team with the league's best record.

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Who are the greatest dunkers in NBA history?

Blake Griffin added another monster dunk to a growing list of memorable finishes by going over Kendrick Perkins. But is Griffin already one of the best dunkers in history? Below you'll find SportsNation's top nine from before Griffin debuted, along with the new guy.

History's best dunkers

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

Vince Carter

Clyde Drexler

Clyde Drexler

Clyde Drexler

Julius Erving

Julius Erving

Julius Erving

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

LeBron James

LeBron James

LeBron James

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Shawn Kemp

Shawn Kemp

Shawn Kemp

Spud Webb

Spud Webb

Spud Webb

Dominique Wilkins

Dominique Wilkins

Dominique Wilkins

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