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Who really calls Ron Artest by the name Metta World Peace? Whichever one of them that you prefer is talking about his reputation and how it has been skewed.
Artest defended his style of play after Denver Nuggets coach George Karl called out the controversial Laker.
The charge? Playing dirty after Artest landed a trademark left elbow to Kenneth Faried’s face as time expired in the third period of the Lakers loss on Monday.
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