There's shock and outrage following the brutal elbow bash seen around the world.
O'Brien joked on his show, "Why would he do this? Of course he would cancel— he's in a lot of trouble. He is facing a long suspension, big fines, and of course much worse, he missed a chance to be on my show."
Many are blasting NBA commission David Stern, saying the seven game suspension is too lenient. The victim of his flagrant foul, James Holder was floored with a concussion.
USA Today said, "David Stern let Metta World Peace off too lightly."