Originally written on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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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. Metta's elbow nailed Harden in the back of the head and knocked him to the floor, earning Metta the flagrant foul and the ejection. A suspension will likely follow for World Peace. So much for the name change.

Harden was checked out in the locker room and returned to the bench, but did not play the rest of the game.

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