ESCAPE ARTIST MIKE GRIFFIN ENTERTAINS THE CROWD AT THE UTAH JAZZ-SAN ANTONIO SPURS GAME. GRIFFIN, 27, BEGAN DOING ROPE TRICKS WITH HIS BROTHER WHEN HE WAS 5. "IT'S NOT YOUR AVERAGE JOB," GRIFFIN SAID OF HIS OCCUPATION THAT SENDS HIM ACROSS THE COUNTRY DOING SHOWS AT CLUBS, MALLS AND THEATERS. "WHEN I WAS 10 I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE THE HERO IN THE COMIC BOOKS." IN THIS TRICK, GRIFFIN IS RESTRAINED BY HANDCUFFS, COURTESY OF THE SALT LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND STUFFED INTO A BAG. "I TRY TO KEEP AHEAD OF THE OXYGEN DEPRIVATION. THAT'S THE CHALLENGING ASPECT." THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NATIVE MADE IT OUT IN FIVE MINUTES DURING FRIDAY'S HALF-TIME SHOW.