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Metta World Peace or the guy formerly known as Ron Artest is as crafty a guy you’ll ever meet, especially when it involves physical and borderline dirty play.
Yesterday during the Lakers win over the Pistons, World Peace and Piston point guard Brandon Knight got tangled up battling for position.
During the little dust-up, Knight used a forearm on World Peace who didn’t like that at all. So in World Peace fashion, he accidentally slipped a subtle uppercut in that really agitated Knight.
We’ll see what the league thinks about it.
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Metta World Peace and the city of Detroit do not get along. During the second quarter of the Lakers’ 98-97 win over Detroit on Sunday, World Peace and Pistons guard Brandon Knight got tangled up while fighting for position as Pau Gasol went for a shot. As the two continued to grapple following the play, World Peace gave the second-year guard an uppercut, although it wasn’t...
Metta World Peace was called for his first flagrant foul of the season (Flagrant 1) after a tussle with Brandon Knight of the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. In the video, MWP can clearly be seen sneaking in an unnecessary jab to Knight’s face – which the Pistons’ guard wants reviewed by the league.
According to ESPN:
“The play needs to be reviewed because he definitely threw...
Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight claimed he was punched by Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace during Sunday's game. World Peace was hit with a flagrant foul 1 after getting tangled up with Knight during a game the Lakers won 98-97. But Knight suggested the penalty should be more severe. "The play needs to be reviewed because he definitely threw a punch...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers has been suspended one game for hitting the Pistons' Brandon Knight in the face.
World Peace grabbed Knight around the neck and struck him in the jaw with the knuckles of his mostly open hand. The incident happened Sunday, with 1:43 left in the first half of the Lakers' 98-97 win over the Pistons.
It is no secret that Metta World Peace is known as a dirty player around the league and among fans. Yesterday in the Los Angeles Lakers match-up with the Detroit Pistons, he did nothing but add to that persona. At one point during the game Metta World Peace and Pistons guard Brandon Knight were [...]
The NBA on Tuesday gave Lakers forward Metta World Peace a one-game suspension for an altercation with Brandon Knight of the Detroit Pistons.
With 1:43 left in the second quarter of the Lakers' 98-97 victory Sunday, World Peace and Knight got tangled up while fighting for a rebound.
World Peace was called for a flagrant foul after landing what looked to be a subtle uppercut...
Ron Artest is at it again. You can call him Metta World Peace, he will always be known as Crazy Ron around these parts.
The NBA has suspended him for one game for an uppercut delivered to the Pistons Brandon Knight on Sunday.
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Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers has been suspended by the NBA for one game for grabbing Brandon Knight of the Detroit Pistons around the neck and striking him lightly in the jaw with the back of his open hand.
The incident occurred with 1:43 remaining in the second period of the Lakers’ 98-97 road win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, February 3.
It was only eight years ago that Metta World Peace helped to escalate one of the darkest days in NBA history, when he went into the stands after a fan who threw a beverage. It seemed like the entire Palace of Auburn hills, home of the Detroit Pistons, became involved in the incident. The player formerly known as Ron Artest has attempted to fix his image since then, but still has...
Forward Metta World Peace has been suspended for one game because he hit Detroit's Brandon Knight in the face, and the Los Angeles Lakers also will be without Dwight Howard again when they face the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.
World Peace grabbed Knight around the neck and struck him in the jaw with the knuckles of his mostly open hand on Sunday with 1:43 left in the first half...
“There’s problems everywhere. We were nonchalant, didn’t have the effort… I just think they’re tougher than us… They’re using their energy somewhere, and it isn’t on the court.”
That’s just a snippet of what Cavaliers coach Byron Scott had to say following his team’s third loss to the Pistons this season, a 117-99 drubbing that was headlined by yet another A...
The NBA has suspended Metta World Peace one game without pay for an altercation with Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight in the Lakers' 98-97 win on Sunday.
The Lakers will also be without center Dwight Howard as the team takes on the Nets in Brooklyn
It was a short accurate punch.
Mayweather would have been proud, but since Brandon Knight cried to the NBA, the artist formerly known as Ron Artest was suspended.
League suspends Metta World Peace one game for uppercut to Brandon Knight. He is out vs. Nets, as is Dwight Howard (shoulder).
— Kurt Helin (@basketballtalk) February 5, 2013
The Lakers got a big win last night on the road against the Nets playing without Dwight Howard, Ron Artest, and Pau Gasol after he went down early with injury, but that didn’t stop head coach Mike D’Antoni from calling out a “rat” in the organization.
There were rumors going around that D’Antoni was not pleased with Dwight Howard sitting out Sunday’s game against the...