*Finally, Ron Artest has shown up.
Sadly, it’s that Ron Artest.
To those who have understandably complained that one of last year’s Lakers heroes has been invisible this season, be careful what you wish for.
He’s back, but, well, he’s back.
Not the Artest of cute and funny, but the Artest of anger and confrontation.
Not the Artest you loved, but the one you feared.
Artest’s first major contribution of the 2010-11 season occurred Tuesday upon confirmation of a Yahoo report that he engaged Coach Phil Jackson in a shouting match at a recent practice, yelling at Jackson to stop embarrassing him in public.
Jackson admitted the report was true, Artest would not deny it, and the Lakers should be very worried about it.
Read the FULL story at the LA Times.