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World Peace Close Friends With Man Who Threw Beer On Him

By: Mike Sullivan
@mikesullivan

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the notorious “Malice at the Palace” brawl between the Pistons and Pacers.

Detroit fans have vivid memories of Ron Artest (now known as Metta World Peace) charging into the stands after a beer was thrown at him while he was laying on the scorers table after a foul call. 114 more words

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The Fight That Changed the NBA, 10 Years Later

With a minute to go in the game, the Indiana Pacers had the game in hand. It appeared that they were going to beat the Detroit Pistons 97-82. 520 more words

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Metta World Peace claims he's friends with guy who threw a drink on him at Malice in the Palace

Metta World Peace¬†remains one of the strangest athletes to play in the NBA, so it’s wise to take everything he says with a grain of salt. 131 more words

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The List 11.19.14: Most memorable fan-related incidents

10 years ago today, Ron Artest went into the stands at the Palace of Auburn Hills to confront a fan who threw a drink at him. 32 more words

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The Sad, Sorry Spectacle Of Wang Zhizhi Won't Go Away

The Bayi Rockets won their first game of the season yesterday against Metta World Peace and the Sichuan Whales, 110-107. It was a victory coming against a developing Sichuan roster that has only been in the league for two seasons but even then, the Rockets needed some help from a legend. 642 more words

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Remembering the 10th Anniversary of Malice in the Palace and the 'worst day' of Metta World Peace's life

As of Wednesday, it’s been 10 years since the Malice in the Palace, a vicious sequence of events that went from on-the-court chippy play, to an all-out brawl in the stands. 213 more words

NBA

Tim Donaghy reflects on Malice at the Palace on the 10th anniversary of the infamous brawl

Wednesday marks 10 years since the Malice at the Palace shocked the sports world and brought about a number of changes to the NBA, fan conduct policies and the lives of the players, fans and officials involved. 1,195 more words

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