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It was only eight years ago that Metta World Peace helped to escalate one of the darkest days in NBA history, when he went into the stands after a fan who threw a beverage. It seemed like the entire Palace of Auburn hills, home of the Detroit Pistons, became involved in the incident. The player formerly known as Ron Artest has attempted to fix his image since then, but still has his moments of cheap shots. Just ask James Harden. Or, go to the footage of yesterday’s game against he Pistons, and the gut shot Brandon Knight took from Metta.
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Metta World Peace and the city of Detroit do not get along. During the second quarter of the Lakers’ 98-97 win over Detroit on Sunday, World Peace and Pistons guard Brandon Knight got tangled up while fighting for position as Pau Gasol went for a shot. As the two continued to grapple following the play, World Peace gave the second-year guard an uppercut, although it wasn’t...
Ron Artest is at it again. You can call him Metta World Peace, he will always be known as Crazy Ron around these parts.
The NBA has suspended him for one game for an uppercut delivered to the Pistons Brandon Knight on Sunday.
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Jose Calderon has his papers in order and is ready to go.
The Pistons announced Monday afternoon that Calderon has gotten his work-permit issues fixed -- as a Spanish citizen, he needed a different set of papers to play for an American team than he had needed to play for Toronto. The team expects Calderon to play tonight against the Knicks.
Calderon was acquired last week as part...
Metta World Peace was called for his first flagrant foul of the season (Flagrant 1) after a tussle with Brandon Knight of the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. In the video, MWP can clearly be seen sneaking in an unnecessary jab to Knight’s face – which the Pistons’ guard wants reviewed by the league.
According to ESPN:
“The play needs to be reviewed because he definitely threw...
Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight claimed he was punched by Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace during Sunday's game. World Peace was hit with a flagrant foul 1 after getting tangled up with Knight during a game the Lakers won 98-97. But Knight suggested the penalty should be more severe. "The play needs to be reviewed because he definitely threw a punch...
Jose Calderon will be in a Detroit Pistons uniform for the first time Monday night on the road against the New York Knicks.
The newly acquired point guard couldn't make his Pistons debut until issues with his work visa were worked out. The problem was that Calderon is a Spanish citizen who was working on a
Canadian visa, and that wouldn't translate to the U.S.
Newly acquired Detroit Pistons guard Jose Calderon has been cleared to return to the court when the Pistons face the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden. Calderon, who played all of his previous seven years in the NBA in Toronto, was dealt to the Pistons in the deal that sent Rudy Gay to the Raptors. The Pistons announced that Calderon would be ready Monday for his Pistons...
Jose Calderon won't make his Pistons debut Sunday due to visa issues. Here's the problem: Calderon is a Spanish citizen who was working on a Canadian visa. And that won't translate to the U.S. So he has to wait for his U.S. work visa to get approved.
Pistons beat writer Keith Langlois reported that Calderon is hoping for a Monday debut. But Wednesday vs. Brooklyn is...
Andre Drummond played just eight minutes in the Pistons' loss to the New York Knicks on Monday. And it wasn't because the rookie was getting jerked around by coach Lawrence Frank.
Drummond left the game with a sore back, Pistons beat writer Keith Langlois reported and didn't return. No word on the severity. The ex-UConn Huskie made just 1-of-6 shots and missed both...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers has been suspended one game for hitting the Pistons' Brandon Knight in the face.
World Peace grabbed Knight around the neck and struck him in the jaw with the knuckles of his mostly open hand. The incident happened Sunday, with 1:43 left in the first half of the Lakers' 98-97 win over the Pistons.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. When Andre Drummond really figures out the NBA, look out.
After an 0-for-3 scoreless first half with just two rebounds and two blocks in nine minutes, Drummond finished with nine points, 11 rebounds two steals and four blocks in a 98-97 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Drummond nearly had a chance to win the game but he couldn...
It was a short accurate punch.
Mayweather would have been proud, but since Brandon Knight cried to the NBA, the artist formerly known as Ron Artest was suspended.
League suspends Metta World Peace one game for uppercut to Brandon Knight. He is out vs. Nets, as is Dwight Howard (shoulder).
— Kurt Helin (@basketballtalk) February 5, 2013
Lawrence Frank has told reporters that Jose Calderon will most likely start as soon as he is ready to join the lineup.