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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

1. GIVE PEACE A CHANCE

The Lakers' Metta World Peace (above) was ejected for violently elbowing Oklahoma City's James Harden after a dunk over the weekend. Maybe it's time for the L.A. forward to change his name to Metta Senseless Violence.

2. TRUCKIN' TO CALI

The Sacramento Kings had a special Grateful Dead night Friday, featuring Bill Walton. Supposedly there were so many dunks in the game that Deadheads were calling it "a jam session."

3. PRIMER NEEDED

Kansas football coach Charlie Weis says the Jayhawks need to work on their celebrating. Good idea, Charlie, but just don't try to drive down the road and ask baseball's Kansas City Royals for some tips on that subject.

4. BAD IDEA

A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card was purchased for $1.2 million. Pal, you might want to think twice before you clip that card onto the spokes of your bicycle.

5. COUGH IT UP, PAL

The visitors' dugout from Seattle's Kingdome apparently was sold on eBay for $7,500. Shipping, handling and tobacco stains were not included.

-- Budd Bailey