Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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After word spread around the Internet that Metta World Peace might be changing his name again ahead of playing for the Knicks next season, the former St. John's star — where he was known as Ron Artest — took to his Twitter account to squash the idea. “Don’t believe anyone who said I’m changing my name again,” World Peace tweeted. “I am letting fans give me a new nickname. I am not legally changing my name.” Don't believe anyone who said I'm changing my name again. I am letting fans give me a new nick name. I am not legally changing my name. — Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) July 26, 2013 World Peace also said he will be picking a nickname a fan suggests in a couple of weeks, and that fans could tell him what nickname by going to his website. And, so far,  it sounds as if MWP likes what's what he's hearing. I love the nicknames that's coming . Keep them coming!!!;) — Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) July 27, 2013 World Peace is making his return to New York this fall as a member of the Knicks after agreeing to a two-year deal — the second year a player option — shortly after being amnestied by the Lakers this month. How about The Artest Formally Known As Peace?
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