Found July 12, 2013 on The Daily Sports Herald:
The Los Angeles Lakers waived forward Metta World Peace on Thursday and designated him as the team’s amnesty player as allowed by the Collective Bargaining Agreement, General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced. On the same day, the Lakers also signed his likely replacement in the starting lineup, inking swingman free agent Nick Young to a deal reportedly for the veteran's minimum. While the signing of Young is a steal for the price, the loss of World Peace -- odd, reading that phrase aloud -- marks a sad day for Laker fans, many of whom will feel it, at least more emotionally, than the departure of one-year rental Dwight Howard. “It’s tough to say goodbye to a player such as Metta, who has been a significant part of our team the past four seasons. For anyone who’s had the opportunity to get to know him, it’s impossible not to love him,” said Kupchak. “He has made many contributions to this organization, both in his community work as well as in our games; perhaps no more ...
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