Found December 11, 2011 on Pro Basketball Talk:
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I think a lot of us thought when Ron Artest announced he was changing his name to Metta World Peace that he was kidding. I mean, no one would actually do that, right? Another crazy Ron Artest thing, like playing in Britain, or being a rapper. Nope. From the Lakers’ official Twitter feed at practice…
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