Found April 30, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
Metta World Peace ... Lakers forward, medical marvel, NBA analyst? Two days after the Lakers were swept out of the playoffs by the San Antonio Spurs, MWP took to Twitter and discussed his thoughts on the remaining teams chasing a title. And his pick to win it all may be the most shocking. If Dwayne Wade is hurt I see the Clippers winning a Championship in 2013. Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) April 30, 2013 The spurs will meet the Clippers in the west finals. The Clipps front line is locked in.Tim Duncan seems to be the best big man n da league Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) April 30, 2013 The Knicks have more talent Than Miami but the experience and home court will win it in game 7. Jason Kidd is a key factor in the growth >> Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) April 30, 2013 Jason Kidd ,to me ,is better at this age because of his jumper and his will to win. His defense is better even though he is not as fast. Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) April 30, 2013
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