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James Harden's Elbow Gets Familiar with Metta World Peace's Face

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 18:  Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers throws a pass over James Harden #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May at Staples Center on May 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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Holly MacKenzieNBA Lead BloggerAugust 28, 2016

After receiving a concussion courtesy of a Metta World Peace elbow a few weeks ago in Los Angeles, the Thunder's James Harden was able to return the, uh, favor Wednesday night during Oklahoma City’s 76-75 Game 2 victory.

During the first quarter of the game, Harden's elbow met World Peace's face. While it wasn’t nearly as forceful as the elbow that Harden took, it was enough to rattle World Peace and send him reeling from the contact.

On Tuesday, Harden sent out an interesting tweet that seemed to be proven true when he crossed paths with World Peace on his home floor tonight:

Here's the video of the hit:

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