If you hadn’t heard, Metta World Peace and his daughter made an appearance on a recent episode of Yo Gabba Gabba!, the hit children’s show on Nick Jr.
What shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone is that Metta World Peace’s star turn on the show was very…Metta World Peace-y, which is about the only way to describe just about anything involving the peculiar basketball player.
Two items worth noting leap right off the screen while watching this brief clip: World Peace’s short shorts and the way in which he starts off his race against Toodee and Mrs. Fox (I think: I’m more of a Little Einsteins guy myself). Irrespective of his unorthodox running style, Metta World Peace ultimately wins the race, edging Toodee and the animated fox while making an especially grandiose display while crossing the finish line to take gold in the “Yo Gabbalympics.”
Good for Metta, but in the end, even though World Peace may have won the race, we all have won simply due to the pleasure of viewing this clip. It’s all quite bizarre, really.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored 68 points in 15 minutes at the Chinese celebrity game.
Via Kobe Bryant Facebook:
The Sprite China 2nd Annual Charity Basketball game was a ton of fun. We played two 15 min halves with a running clock. I watched from the bench for the first half. We were trailing by 9 when I was notified that fans via text can choose a t
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It didn't take long after the Olympics for Kobe Bryant to get back on the hardwood. Bryant was on hand for the second annual Sprite China Charity Basketball Game in Shanghai, and his competitive juices promptly started flowing. The Lakers star sat on the sideline as his team fell into a nine-point hole. At that point, the fans (as a result of some wacky rule) decided 20 more...
There is something to be said about being a cockeyed optimist. So, I will say it: It’s not a good practice to which to adhere. Keep in mind, that sentence was written by someone who is the nonfiction equivalent of Chicken Little.
I, like everyone else, tend to get wrapped up in what’s popular, or “trending” as the zeitgeist would have it. The only problem is I’m usually...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace recently appeared as a guest star on the Nick Jr. kids show Yo Gabba Gabba!
World Peace starred in the special "Olympics" episode with his daughter, Diamond. In the episode, World Peace "races" against Toodee and a cartoon fox. It certainly shows a much kindler, gentler World Peace than we saw last April. ...
Eight days after he helped lead the U.S. to Olympic basketball gold, Kobe Bryant put on a dazzling show in China in dropping 68 points in 15 minutes at a charity exhibition game.
"I wanted to play it cool but what the heck, the place was packed with fans who'd sang an early happy birthday to me and really wanted to watch me go to work," Bryant said in a post...
How many championship banners would be hanging in the American Airlines Center rafters had the Mavericks traded for Kobe Bryant in 2007?
That may seem like a far-fetched idea but Mavs owner Mark Cuban said Tuesday morning that it was almost a reality in the summer of 2007.
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If you are a Los Angeles Lakers fans, you will love this. If you are an Orlando Magic fan, then this will only fuel your dislike for Dwight Howard.
Howard took to his official Facebook page and uploaded a drawing of him following in the line of past Laker great centers such as Jabbar and Chamberlain. Brace yourself Magic fans because this might sting a bit (h/t Orlando Sentinel...
Kobe Bryant and Nike took their talents to China for a seventh time this past week in support of The Swoosh's "Find Your Greatness" campaign.The post Starting Lineups: Nike And Kobe Bryant Embark On Their 7th Tour Of China appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Just when you thought that the life and times of Metta World Peace (known then as Ron Artest) couldn't get more amusing, this story comes to light of him becoming friends with one of the inciters of "The Malice At The Palace".Pistons fan John Green who was the person that threw the cup on Artest during the brawl had received an olive branch from Artest to become friends...
Trash talking is apart of the game and will remain, but sometimes players can sound bitter when they try to throw shade. Case and point, Chauncey Billups of the Los Angeles Clippers was asked about the what the Lakers and their latest moves trading for Dwight Howard and signing Steve Nash;
“They are trying to stack the deck over there, but I tell you what I’m very pleased with...
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