Metta World Peace Suspended 7 Games

westsideluxeliving:

I thought this was an accident. I guess they didn’t feel the same way.

Originally posted on CBS Los Angeles:

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(CBS) - Metta World Peace has been suspended for seven games without pay for  elbowing Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the NBA has announced.

He will begin serving his suspension on Thursday night in Sacramento, where the Lakers conclude their regular season.  The remaining six games of the suspension will be served during the playoffs, should the Lakers make it that far.

” The concussion suffered by James Harden demonstrates the danger posed by violent acts of this kind, particularly when they are directed at the head area. ” NBA commissioner David Stern said. “We remain committed to taking neccessary measures to protect the safety of NBA players, including the imposition of appropriate penalties for players with a history of on-court altercations.”

World Peace served an 86-game ban in 2004 when he entered the stands at the Palace of Auburn Hills to fight…

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