Knight, “World Peace definitely threw a punch”



Brandon Knight tells ESPN he definitely got punched by Metta World Peace. He thinks the punishment given to World Peace isn’t severe enough, a flagrant foul, the first for the season.

The play needs to be reviewed because he definitely threw a punch,” Knight told reporters after the game. “It felt like he threw a punch. That’s why I reacted the way I did.

“The play was over and he grabbed me around the neck. If someone grabs you around the neck, you’re not just going to let that happen. You do what you need to get that person off you.”

World Peace on Knight:

“He’s a small guy,” World Peace said after finishing with eight points and nine rebounds in the win. “(Knight) was trying his hardest to keep me off him. He worked hard, man. That kid, I don’t know where he’s from, I don’t know what school he went to, because he was guarding me and I was crashing the boards. He’s a tough kid, man. He tried to keep me off the glass and he did a good job. That’s all I can say. He’s a tough kid, very great. He’s a tough point guard or shooting guard or whatever he is.”

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  • Andrew Louden

    World Peace is a scholar AND a gentleman! *rolls eyes*


    “I don’t know where he’s from, I don’t know what school he went to,” Translation from tough- guy to reality, “I know he’s from Florida and went to UK. I also know there are some tough guys from Florida and good ball players come out of Kentucky…” Metta World Punk.

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  • jdemfg

    He is nothing but a big bully. He should have been thrown out of the league in Indianapolis.