Found April 23, 2012 on The Daily Sports Herald:
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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, averaging 15.4 points a game, shooting 48% from the field, and looking like the player who more or less won Game 7 of the NBA finals for LA back in 2010. In the first half of Sunday’s game, Metta World Peace was continuing his inspired play. The one-time defensive player of the year was making the game a struggle for Kevin Durant and forcing him into difficult shots. Moreover, he had 12 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals, one of which led to an emphatic slam that capped off a furious second-quarter Lakers rally. Then, suddenly, shockingly, disturbingly – Metta World Peace momentarily ceased to exist, an...
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