Video: Metta World Peace Claims Elbow to James Harden’s Head Was An Accident – Do You Believe Him?

Sunday’s marquee NBA matchup featured the Lakers hosting the Thunder in a game that was ultimately won by the Lakers in double overtime.

However, the main story of the game had to do with a vicious elbow from Metta World Peace to the head of James Harden.

The video below shows how truly vicious this elbow was.

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From this video it looks clear that World Peace had intent when he swung his elbow. (Cue all the jokes about the irony of his last name.)

The former Ron Artest was ejected from the game and will likely face a suspension that could even last into the playoffs. This writers believes that is exactly what should happen.

World Peace came to his own defense on his personal Twitter account, sending out two tweets. The first tweet reads “Hope James Hardin is ok… I remember when I hit by Marc Gasol the same way.. I was spitting up blood and a headache during the game…”.

World Peace seems to think that he did nothing wrong at all, which is evident in his second tweet which reads: “I just watched the replay again….. Oooo.. My celebration of the dunk really was too much… Didn’t even see James ….. Omg… Looks bad”.

Citing his celebration of the dunk as the reason for the elbow to Harden’s head is not very believable.

He pounded his chest, which is normal celebration, but then he reared back and swung his elbow.

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Also, after he connected with Harden’s head he went on like nothing happened. If it was truly an accident he would have at least seen if Harden was okay and possibly even apologized.

It looks like Ron Artest may be back, and that is definitely not a good thing.

Is it really possible for him to think that he did nothing wrong, and that this was truly an accident?

Do you?

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