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While appearing on the Club Shay Shay podcast hosted by a three-time Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe, former NBA forward Metta World Peace tells Shannon he was in therapy leading up to the Malice at the Palace brawl and initially tried to diffuse the fight: “When I fouled Ben and he pushed me, the first thing I did was apologize. They didn’t show that.” Metta discusses his mental health and growth surrounding his past incidents on the court: