Metta World Peace's Elbow Could Derail Thunder's Championship Hopes (Podcast)With one elbow to the side of James Harden's head, Metta World Peace (aka Ron Artest) could have ended more than just Harden's regular season.

If the Oklahoma City guard ends up missing significant time due to lingering symptoms from a concussion sustained by the hit, World Peace may have cost the Thunder a shot at remaining a legitimate title contender this season.

As the NBA's regular season winds down, NBA commissioner David Stern will have a decision to make, with any upcoming suspension for World Peace taking away from much of the drama elsewhere in the league. Celtics beat writer Ben Watanabe chatted with NESN Nation's Dan Duquette. He shared his thoughts on the fallout from World Peace's elbow and how the Celtics will be preparing for their first-round playoff matchup against the Atlanta Hawks.

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