Metta World Peace turns back into Ron Artest
by Kevin Spain, USA TODAY Sports
Metta World Peace turned back into Ron Artest in the second quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Detroit Pistons.
After Greg Monroe fouled Pau Gasol on a shot attempt, World Peace and Brandon Knight got into it away from the ball under the basket.
World Peace grabbed Knight around the neck and waist, got in a little jab to Knight’s jaw. When the two were separated, Detroit’s Jason Maxiel and World Peace began shouting each other. A time out was quickly called and the two teams went to the bench before the fight escalated.
World Peace was charged with a flagrant foul on the play.… [For more on Metta World Peace turns back into Ron Artest, click here.]