[VIDEO] Metta World Peace Suspended Seven Games

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Ron Artest Metta World Peace has been suspended seven games for his elbow to James Harden. The people’s elbow to Harden’s face happened this past Sunday when the Oklahoma City Thunder visited the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers would go on to win 114-106 in double-overtime.

NBA Commissioner, David Stern, said in a statement via USA Today:

“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 in a statement. “We remain committed to taking necessary measures to protect the safety of NBA players, including the imposition of appropriate penalties for players with a history of on-court altercations.”

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World Peace’s suspension will start with Thursday’s game against at the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.

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Posted on April 24, 2012, in News, Sports, Thee Cody Taylor, Viral Videos and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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