Metta World Peace Ejected For Elbowing James Harden

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It was a great weekend for LA sports, with the Kings knocking the Canucks out of the NHL playoffs, the Dodgers being on fire, and the Lakers coming through for a win against Oklahoma City last night.

But Metta World Peace stirred up a load of controversy last night when he elbowed OKC player James Harden.

Metta had just dunked to bring the Lakers within 1 point and while he was celebrating, he decked Harden when he raised his arms in celebration.

He received a flagrant 2 foul for the offense and it’s possible he will be suspended, which is bad news for the Lakers with the playoffs coming up.

Metta apologized on Twitter and explained that it was unintentional:!/MettaWorldPeace/status/194211848718008320!/MettaWorldPeace/status/194226934543163392

Check out video of the elbow incident:

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[Source: CBS News]

-Sarah Carroll, 97.1 AMP Radio, Los Angeles

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