Metta World Peace suspended for punching Brandon Knight

Brandon Knight

Metta World Peace of the has been suspended one game without pay for grabbing of the around the neck and striking him in the jaw, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred with 1:43 remaining in the 2nd period, of the Lakers’ 98-97 win over the on Sunday, Feb. 3 at The Palace of Hills.

World Peace will serve his suspension tonight when the Lakers visit the at Barclays Center.  View the play here.