Found May 15, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
The main subplot leading into the Lakers-Thunder second-round playoff series turned out to be something of a non-issue Monday night. Metta World Peace, coming into Oklahoma City as a public enemy, was indeed booed lustily when he was introduced with the Lakers starters before the game. But World Peace didn't seem bothered by that or any ramifications from his April 22 elbow to the head of Thunder guard James Harden. World Peace had two three-pointers in the opening minutes for the Lakers and added two first-quarter assists. But World Peace couldn't stop Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, who finished with 25 points to World Peace's 12. The 119-90 game was not very competitive after the first quarter, so there was hardly any animosity even when World Peace drew a foul for pulling Harden down in the second half. Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks said there was no mention of World Peace's elbow or his suspension in the Thunder's planning for the Lakers, who will t...
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