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I have literally no idea what's going on in this picture.
Metta World Peace has a bit of history with the Oklahoma City Thunder, so it wasn’t surprising to see him mix it up with Serge Ibaka during their last meeting. No big deal. The spat got broken up, and play resumed as usual
(Note: who would actually win in a fight between these two could be the source of endless debate. Both men are enormous and ridiculously strong. World Peace is certifiably crazy, but Ibaka grew up amidst endless war in the Republic of the Congo. Tough call.)
However, the San Antonio Spurs’ Stephen Jackson (who is good friends with World Peace) apparently took exception to what Ibaka did or said to Metta and tweeted (according to NBC Sports’ Brett Pollakoff):
Somebody tel serg Abaka. He aint bout dis life. Next time he run up on me im goin in his mouth. That’s a promise. He doin 2 much.
Exactly what Jackson meant when he said he was “goin in serg Abaka’s mouth” is unclear (though to be fair, I ain't bout dat life). The NBA certainly didn’t like it, though, fining Jackson $25 thousand.
He later apologized to Ibaka, saying (according to ESPN):
I apologize to Serge Ibaka, the NBA, and to all my fans for the comments I made. It was unprofessional and childish. I'm not a thug just a man who speaks his mind. It was not appropriate. I do apologize. Only a man can admit when he's wrong.
On December 17th, Ibaka and Jackson met on the court for the first time since the incident and nothing eventful happened.
It could very well be that these two have put everything behind them. But knowing them, there's always a chance for some smack talk.