7 for Artest…

End result: Metta World Peace gets 7 games for his elbow hit on James Harden.
Whilst it’s more than I think was warranted, but not as bad as I thought it might be. Stern trying to walk tightropes again – balancing act: what’s fair vs public outcry.
Leading into the suspension, just before “7 games” was announced, Kobe Bryant’s take on the situation:

As usual, to the point…