Metta World Peace

James Harden of the Oklahoma City Thunder lays on the floor after being elbowed by Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 22, 2012. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harden Still Not Cleared To Play After Taking Elbow To Head From Metta World Peace

James Harden has not yet been cleared to play after suffering a concussion when he took an elbow to the head from the Lakers’ Metta World Peace.

04/24/2012

James Harden of the Oklahoma City Thunder lays on the floor after being elbowed by Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 22, 2012. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder’s Harden Undergoes Tests After Concussion

Thunder forward James Harden underwent tests Monday following his concussion in the previous day’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers and will be re-evaluated on Tuesday.

04/23/2012

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World Peace Awaits Ruling From NBA

The Lakers jersey says World Peace on the back. The player wearing it is still Ron Artest, and he’s in trouble again with the NBA.

04/23/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22:  Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers being ejected for elbowing James Harden #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center on April 22, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers’ Metta World Peace Ejected For Elbowing Harden

Lakers forward Metta World Peace has been ejected for elbowing Oklahoma City’s James Harden in the head.

04/22/2012

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 11: Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers controls the ball against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center on April 11, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bynum’s 30 Rebounds, MWP’s 26 Points Help Lakers Manhandle Spurs

Andrew Bynum had 16 points and 30 rebounds, the most in an NBA game this season, and the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t need Kobe Bryant to blow out the San Antonio Spurs 98-84 Wednesday night.

04/11/2012

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Lakers Cruise Past Hawks In Return To Staples Center

Pau Gasol scored seven of his 20 points in the final 5:20 and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Atlanta Hawks 86-78 on Tuesday night.

02/14/2012

Kobe Against Bucks

Lakers Struggle In Milwaukee, Lose 100-89 To Bucks

Drew Gooden scored 23 points and the undermanned Milwaukee Bucks made sure the Lakers’ road struggles continued, beating Los Angeles 100-89 on Saturday night.

01/28/2012

Ron Artest

World Peace: ‘I Got Bored With Defense’

Ron Artest used to be maybe the best defender in basketball. He used to be a pretty great scorer too. But as skills tend to do, he’s slipped as he’s gotten older. At 32, that’s a pretty good excuse as to why maybe the man now known as Metta World Peace isn’t quite the ball stopper he once was.

01/27/2012

Los Angeles Clippers  v Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Reclaim Bragging Rights By Defeating Clippers 96-91

Kobe Bryant scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, Pau Gasol had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for a 96-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night in another testy edition of their cross-hallway rivalry.

01/25/2012

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Poor Shooting Lakers Fall To Sacramento 100-91

Marcus Thornton scored 27 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers on their home floor for the first time in six meetings on Monday night, 100-91.

12/26/2011

Ron Artest #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers gets ready to take on the Golden State Warriors on April 6, 2011 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Artest’s Metta World Peace Bid Delayed Due To Traffic Warrants

Ron Artest’s bid to become Metta World Peace has been delayed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2011

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Ron Artest, Soul Man? ‘Metta World Peace’ Shares Locker Room Playlist

Even one of basketball’s most hard-nosed defenders apparently has a soft and sensitive side.

06/30/2011

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