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Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest) made headlines for all of the wrong reasons on Sunday when he threw an elbow at Thunder guard James Harden. World Peace was ejected from the game and Harden left with a concussion. World Peace apologized for the elbow after the game, but it seems obvious that he will receive some sort of suspension for taking out Harden. There were a variety of responses and reactions to the play on Twitter, however. Check out what fans, writers, and World Peace himself tweeted about the incident. [View the story "Twitter Reacts To Metta...
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder forward James Harden underwent tests Monday following his concussion in the previous day's game against the Los Angeles Lakers and will be re-evaluated on Tuesday.
Harden participated in limited activities on Monday but must go through additional steps under the NBA's concussion policy before he is cleared to play again.
Harden dropped to the...
As the NBA world, and Los Angeles Lakers await the punishment the league offices will hand down to Metta World Peace after he threw an elbow at Oklahoma City Thunder's James Harden giving him a concussion, Harden will undergo more tests today.
Harden underwent tests yesterday for his concussion and has gone through limited activities on Monday but must still be evaluated before...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace will probably have to change his name back to Ron Artest after he was ejected from Sunday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
It happened in the second quarter of Sunday's game. Metta was celebrating after scoring a basket when he felt James Harden bump into him and impulsively threw an elbow in that direction....
Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we featured a clip of Lakers forward Metta World Peace elbowing Thunder guard James Harden in the head.
Well, a singer/songwriter by the name of Miss Stephanie K put together this one-minute song based the elbowing seen round' the world:
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At first look it appears Metta World Peace or Ron Artest had a very cheap shot in the Los Angles and Oklahoma City game. However, Artest claims it an accident and it very well could have been but Artest’s previous actions aren’t working in his favor.
World Peace was ejected in Sunday’s 114-106 double overtime win for the Lakers. World Peace received a flagrant...
In an utterly disgusting move, Ron Artest reared back and fired an elbow behind the ear of a prone James Harden, leveling him and leaving him on the floor for several minutes. Artest was assessed a flagrant 2 and ejected.
You can see in the video that he's trying to explain that he was celebrating his dunk and the elbow was inadvertent. The video replay shows...
Even with the playoffs about to start, the last thing the Oklahoma City Thunder want to do is rush one of their top players back from injury.
The Thunder could again be without key reserve James Harden when they conclude the regular season at home Wednesday night against the playoff-bound Denver Nuggets.
Oklahoma City (47-18) has secured the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference...
&lt;a href="http://polldaddy.com/poll/6172366/"&gt;Is Ron Artest's 7 game suspension fair?&lt;/a&gt;
That crushing elbow tossed at Thunder's James Harden is going to cost Los Angeles Lakers' Metta World Peace seven games according to Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears.
Lakers forward Metta World Peace suspended 7 games for elbow to head of Thunder forward James Harden. Metta's suspension goes into playoffs.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) April 24, 2012
As the report...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace viciously elbowed Oklahoma City’s James Harden in the head. Was it intentional? Does it matter?
Led by Kobe Bryant's clutch shooting, the Los Angeles Lakers came back from a double-digit deficit Sunday to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder in double overtime at Staples Center, 114-106.
Here are three lessons that we learned from the game:
1. Metta World Peace is Still Ron Artest
In the last month, Metta World Peace has played fantastic basketball for the Lakers,...