Found February 14, 2012 on No Guts, No Glory:
This should come of no surprise but some of Metta World Peace’s (or Ron Artest) teammates are counting down the days until he has a full on meltdown.  Now, to be fair, Peace has been a rather peaceful (yes, that was on purpose) teammate while in Los Angeles.  But that was under Phil Jackson’s regime.  And the feeling in the Lakers’ locker room is that this new Mike Brown regime is going cause Peace to not be so peaceful (and yes, that was on purpose too). Metta World Peace might be on the verge of a meltdown, according to some of his Lakers teammates, and coach Mike Brown might be at the core.World Peace is “walking around all crazy-like. We’re just waiting for him to go off,” one Lakers player recently told, speaking on the condition of anonymity.Added another teammate, also requesting anonymity: “He’s always talking about how he should be playing no matter how bad he’s shooting, but he can’t figure out that when he takes bad shots and misses eight in a row it put...

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Preview: Hawks @ Lakers - 2/14/12

.std { font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; } .std { font-size: 12px; } GAME 29: Atlanta Hawks (18-10) at Los Angeles Lakers (16-12) February 14, 2012 - 10:30 pm - Staples Center TV: SportSouth | Radio: 680 the Fan
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