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 states, the Lakers will not have the services of Peace heading into the first round of the Western Conference playoffs and to add more insult to injury, Devin Ebanks and Matt Barnes (both back up Peace) are injured. Of course, both should be ready for the playoffs.
The Lakers are not heading into the playoffs on the right foot at all. Granted they more than likely will be the third seed in the West but are currently slated to face the Denver Nuggets which can be a a handful with players such as Danillo Gallinari, JaVale McGee, Wilson Chandler, and Kenneth Faried. Without Peace there (who was looking much like the defensive...