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Whenever Lakers' Metta World Peace is on the court, expect anything to happen. Of course when anything happens, it usually involves some sort of physical altercation.
From the "Malice at the Palace," his confrontation with Kobe Bryant to his blatant elbow to Rockets' James Harden's neck, needless to say, World Peace isn't so peaceful.
Well it seems Peace is up to his old dirty tricks again and this time the victim is Houston's Jeremy Lin.
During this past Sunday's contest between the Lakers and Rockets, Peace was on a fast break and was clearly going in for an easy bucket. Lin made a smart foul by grabbing Peace before he makes the bucket when Metta flails wildly, hitting Lin in the face.
At first the TV announcers give Peace the benefit of the doubt but after the review it's clear... Peace threw his hand into Lin's face.
Look, no amount of grabbing Lin and apologizing like Peace did after the obvious hit should lessen what Met...
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Metta World Peace is on a short leash when it comes to being disciplined in the NBA, and I’d be surprised if he doesn’t hear from the league on the below (even if just a warning). During Sunday night’s game between the Rockets and Lakers Metta World Peace had a breakaway layup and Jeremy Lin had a hard foul from behind. Ron Ron didn’t like it and as he came down he “accidentally”...
Metta World Peace is clearly one crazy dude on and off the basketball court. He's had his fair share of fights and other incidences that are frowned upon by the NBA. Last night he added some more when the Lakers took it to the Rockets and beat them on the scoreboard (119-108) and World Peace took it to Jeremy Lin and beat him literally. (in the face) Check out the video...
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