Video: Blake Griffin and the Kia Optima Go Big

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Blake Griffin rekindles his relationship with the Kia Optima.

For those of you that don't know Blake Griffin, he is an NBA player for the Los Angeles Clippers and former winner of the Naismith College Player of the Year Award and the John Wooden Award along with the NBA Rookie of the Year Award and the 2011 Slam Dunk Contest. Griffin, known world-wide for his incredible leaping ability and slam dunk skills, has received many plaudits for his contribution for making the Clippers (notoriously L.A.'s second team, behind the Lakers) competitive again.

His rising star has not gone unnoticed. After winning the Slam Dunk Contest earlier this year by dunking a basketball over a Kia Optima. The 6ft 10-inch forward has teamed up with the South Korean automaker for a commercial that shows him being towed on rollerblades by the aforementioned sedan and dunking a basketball.

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