Oklahoma City Thunder starting center Kendrick Perkins is expected to be ready for next season after having surgery on his right groin Thursday.
He had sat out most of last week while getting treatment for injury sustained May 5 in the final game of Oklahoma City’s first-round sweep of Dallas.
It’s always uncomfortable — if not downright ignorant — to agree with blowhard Stephen A. Smith. But I’m with him on this: What the Clippers’ Blake Griffin performed Monday night was: Epic. Jaw-dropping. Unprecedented. But, um, sorry, it wasn’t a dunk.