Vicious elbow could derail World Peace

Metta World Peace scope and repent in the locker room with Los Angeles Lakers', apologized to Oklahoma City James Harden to throw the elbow that sent them both in the locker room in the second quarter.

They both answered the beauty of the game that could resonate in the postseason for two division leaders.

Kobe Bryant scored 26 points in six second overtime with the unorthodox lineup the Lakers, and Los Angeles rose from 18-point deficit in the second half in win over Thunder 114-106 yesterday.

Pau Gasol scored 20 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists for the Lakers, who made an impressive return home regularly during the end against off-target their star Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, combined to miss 42 of their 56 shot Thunder. Los Angeles was stunned Thunder rally and set the tone early for the possibility of their second round playoff times.

"It's not so much that we beat Oklahoma, but how we do it," says Bryant, who dispatched his own miserable shooting game with two key 3-pointer to end of regulation. "In the playoffs, especially if you do not have home court advantage, you need to have a game like this we must have peace and confidence to continue chipping away ..."

All after the break marred by violence 1:37 before halftime.

Peace of the world is just burrowed over Durant and Serge Ibaka on a fast break and head back upcourt when he ran to harden. While pounding his chest with his right hand, lift the left elbow of the World Peace through clean shoulder hit harden and stiffen the back of the skull.

Harden took the court and stayed for about a minute before heading to the locker room. Ibaka and Thunder players challenged but remains a separate World Peace, World Peace and released after officials reviewed the tape.

"I got very emotional and passionate, and it is unfortunate that James should be hit with an accidental elbow," said World Peace, who scored 12 points and played solid defense on Durant. "I hope he's OK Oklahoma. They play for the championship this year. I apologize to the Thunder and James Harden. It is just unfortunate. "

Harden, who scored 14 points, was diagnosed with concussion. Bryant and other Lakers before the possibility of World Peace multigame suspension recognizes only one game remaining in their regular season.

"I'm glad my team is all right," said Durant, who scored 35 points on 11-for-34 shooting. "That was a bad game I hope Ron does not do it on purpose or with bad intentions .."

Ibaka had 18 points and 14 rebounds for the Thunder, led by 11 points with 4 minutes remaining in regulation. Westbrook had 14 points on 3-for-22 shooting and 10 assists as Oklahoma City fell 1 ½ games behind San Antonio in the Western Conference with just the third loss in nine games.

Although the loss, Bryant Durant eventually graduated third in title race analysis both NBA superstar. Durant, the champion two-time defending scoring, is an average of 27.906 points with two to play, while Bryant - NBA leading scorer during the regular season is almost throughout, slipped back to second at 27.862 in only one game remaining.

Lakers rally in the Devin Ebanks and Jordan Hill are rarely used in Bryant, Gasol and backup point guard Steve Blake, who hit three key 3-pointer. Ebanks has eight points and two key defensive plays in the last minute, while Hill had 14 points and a career high-tying 15 rebounds.

"Being down double digits against a good team, we can be folded easily," Lakers coach Mike Brown. "This is probably our best team win."

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