Found May 18, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
In the finals seconds of Game 2, Ron Artest found a wide open Steve Blake in the right corner for what would have been a game-winning 3-pointer.  Steve Blake missed it.  And, of course, the rational reaction to seeing that was to send him and his wife death threats on Twitter. "I hope your family gets murdered," read one tweet that Kristen Blake re-tweeted along with a single comment: "Wow." Kristen Blake also mentioned on her Twitter account that she blocked more than 500 people from viewing her timeline and quoted a Bible verse that included the message: "Pray for those who abuse you." Steve Blake responded to the troublesome situation after Lakers practice on Thursday. "It's pretty disappointing that there are a lot of hateful people out there, but you move on," Blake said. "I just don't appreciate it when it's toward my family. You can come at me all you want but when you say things about my wife and my kids, that make...

Steve Blake upset about fans' threatening messages

The moment Steve Blake's potential game-winning shot hit off the rim, various reactions ensued.Once the Lakers' 77-75 Game 2 loss Wednesday to the Oklahoma City Thunder became official, Kobe Bryant looked frustrated Metta World Peace didn't pass him the ball. Most other teammates walked off the court with a solemn expression. Andrew Bynum, for some reason, left with a...

Lakers' Blake, wife receive threats via Twitter

After Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer in the 77-75 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday, he and his wife received a number of threatening messages on Twitter, ESPNLosAngeles reported Thursday. Blake had been the hero after scoring 19 points in the Game 7 victory over Denver in the previous round, but he got the hate messages after missing...

Lakers' Blake, wife target of attacks on Twitter

Lakers guard Steve Blake and his wife have been attacked online since he missed a possible game-winning 3-pointer against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal. The Twitter accounts of Blake and his wife, Kristen, were deluged with a range of criticism after the loss Wednesday night. ''I hope your family gets murdered'' read one...

Steve Blake Receives Hate Messages On Twitter

Steve Blake said he received hate messages on Twitter following the Lakers' loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

The treatment of Steve Blake shows the barbaric side of Lakers fans

Leading 2-0, the Oklahoma City Thunder are set to play the Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals tonight at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. Disgustingly, thuggish fans of the purple and gold decided to bash, … Continue reading →

ABC station labels World Peace as 'Lakers Idiot'

Metta World Peace, the Lakers forward formerly known as Ron Artest, has had his moments of questionable judgement over the years. The latest incident involving MWP is the now infamous elbow he connected that led to a James Harden concussion, which cost Mr. Peace a seven-game suspension. WLS, ABC’s Chicago affiliate, decided to express how [...]

Pic: Chicago station says World Peace is "Lakers Idiot"

WLS_TV in Chicago labels Metta World Peace "Lakers Idiot" via Deadspin.

The Elbow 2 - James Harden Gives World Peace the Elbow

James Harden gave Metta World Peace a taste of his own medicine Wednesday night when he inadvertently caught World Peace in the face with his elbow.

Chicago ABC affiliate labels Metta World Peace “Lakers Idiot”

Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace (the NBA player formerly known as Ron Artest) is a polarizing figure. He’s a great interview, but comes off weird, sometimes idiotic to many. Whoever designed this screen designation for the local ABC Chicago affiliate is likely one of those fans who dislike him. I actually think MWP is a smart guy, but I still find this screen grab...

Metta World Peace: The women in Oklahoma City are naturally beautiful (Video)

If you tuned into Game 1 between the Lakers and Thunder on Monday night, you may have noticed that the Oklahoma City fans are not fond of the artist formerly known as Ron Artest. As payback for the elbow he dropped on James Harden during the regular season, the fans booed Metta World Peace throughout the entire game. Depsite the boos, Metta has no problem with the fans — particularly...

Boston Celtics: Jeff Green makes most of injury

This NBA season has been splattered with the lockout, elbows from Ron Artest Metta World Peace, poorly played basketball and non-compelling storylines. It’s not been a banner year for David Stern. For the Boston Celtics, before the tipoff of this condensed season, injuries struck. The story actually goes back to a oft debated, late season [...]
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