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Metta World Peace. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Metta World Peace Suspended 7 Games For Elbow

The Los Angeles Lakers troublemaker also deprived his team of his services as their starting small forward and defensive stopper for at least six playoff games while he serves his 10th suspension in the past decade.

670 The Score–04/25/2012

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Metta World Peace Suspended 7 Games

Metta World Peace has been suspended for seven games without pay for elbowing Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the NBA has announced.


ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 24: Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers tries to regain control of the ball against Ivan Johnson #44 of the Atlanta Hawks on April 24, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.   (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Hand Lakers The Pacific Division After Losing To Hawks

With the Clippers losing, the Los Angeles Lakers win the Pacific Division and clinch the 3rd spot in the Western Conference.


Metta World Peace. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Video: Metta World Peace Throws Elbow

Metta World Peace (Ron Artest) is facing a possible suspension for his violent actions during a game.

670 The Score–04/23/2012

Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls has a shot blocked by Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat during a game  at American Airlines Arena on January 29, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Bulls Have What It Takes To Take Down Heat

The Heat took round one when they knocked the Bulls out of the playoffs in the Eastern Conference Finals last season, but one NBA expert said the Bulls have what it takes to take down the Heat.

670 The Score–02/21/2012

Dwight Howard. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Lawrence: Howard ‘Is Going To Be A Laker’

According to one NBA expert, Bulls fans holding their breath for a Dwight Howard-to-Chicago trade should exhale.

670 The Score–02/13/2012

Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls dribbles the ball against Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on December 25, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Rally To Beat Lakers In Season Opener

Derrick Rose scored 22 points and hit a short go-ahead jumper with 4.8 seconds to play, and the Chicago Bulls rallied from an 11-point deficit in the final four minutes for a 88-87 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.


Derrick Rose

Bulls Prepared For Kobe Bryant To Be Playing Sunday

The Bulls say they expect Kobe Bryant will be playing with the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day despite a wrist injury, and they’re preparing to take on the challenge.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011

Carlos Boozer

Bulls Set For 36 Nationally Televised Games

The Bulls will get plenty of exposure this season as over half of their games will be broadcast on national television.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

READ: Cavs’ Owner’s E-Mail To Stern Objecting To Paul Trade

Wondering why the Chris Paul to the Lakers trade got nixed? Well, it was because of e-mails like this one from Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert to NBA Commissioner David Stern.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose

Full Bulls Schedule Released

After their four-game west coast swing to start the season, the Bulls won’t travel out of the Central or Eastern timezones the rest of the season.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

Derrick Rose

Bulls, Lakers Set Time For Christmas Day

The NBA announced Friday the Bulls will travel to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers at 4 p.m. on Dec. 25 on ABC.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2011

Carlos Boozer

Schanowski: Bulls Need Boozer To Win

Year one of the Carlos Boozer era in Chicago was, simply put, a disappointment.

670 The Score–11/30/2011

Tom Thibodeau at the Berto Center. (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Berto Center To Open Thursday

For the first time since the lockout began on July 1, NBA players are going to be welcomed back to their team facilities, said league spokesman Tim Frank.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2011

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26:  (L-R) Maurice Evans, Derek Fisher, Billy Hunter, NBA Commissioner David Stern, NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, and Peter Holt speak to members of the press to announce a tentative labor agreement to end the 149-day lockout on November 26, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Owners, Players Reach Tentative Deal

After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side. “We want to play basketball,” Commissioner David Stern said.


obe Bryant drives to the basket as teammate Shaquille O'Neal watches. (Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)

Shaq To Kobe: ‘I’m Going To Kill You’

Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant won three NBA championships together, but their relationship soured over time, ultimately leading to a death threat from O’Neal.

670 The Score–11/01/2011

Luol Deng. (credit: Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls To Open Season In Dallas, Face Lakers On Christmas Day

The NBA released the 2011-12 schedule Tuesday, which includes the Bulls opening the season in Dallas against the defending champions.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade

Bulls Listed With Second Best Odds to Win 2012 NBA Title

The Miami Heat are already favored to win the 2012 NBA Title, but the Chicago Bulls are listed on one site with the second best odds.

670 The Score–06/13/2011

Shaquille O'Neal (TOUT)

Shaq On Twitter: ‘I’m About to Retire’

Shaquille O’Neal announced on Twitter Wednesday that he is “about to retire” after 19 seasons in the NBA.

670 The Score–06/01/2011

Kobe Bryant

Bryant: Criticism Of Cutler Is Unfair

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant said earlier this week that he finds the criticism of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler unfair.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011