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Metta World Peace: Chris Mullin Coaching St. John’s Would Be ‘Awesome’

Metta World Peace is unlikely to be the next men’s basketball coach at St. John’s, which is a shame. But the Red Storm got the next-best thing to having The Panda’s Friend on their bench: his endorsement of their preferred candidate. The former NBA All-Star voiced his support for fellow St. John’s alum Chris Mullin over the weekend, after Mullin...
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Metta World Peace Wants St. John’s Coaching Job

Metta World Peace, the NBA player formerly known as Ron Artest, has shown a strong interest in coaching at his alma mater. St. John’s currently has an open position after parting ways with Steve Lavin. Metta World Peace said during an appearance on ESPN Radio Sunday night that he has contacted the school to let them know that his interest in the job is genuine. World Peace played...
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Musselman excited about new Nevada job after coaching in NBA

RENO, Nev. (AP) Former NBA coach Eric Musselman says one of the things he's looking forward to most about his new job at Nevada is the opportunity to be a lasting influence in the lives of young men. ''I'm not sure how much of an impact I've had on Ron Artest-Metta World Peace,'' Musselman joked about the quirky all-star he coached while at the helm of the Sacramento Kings in 2006...
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‘More mature’ World Peace says he’s changed

Heading into the swansong of his career, former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace is a changed man.
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Metta World Peace says he is a changed man

MILAN (AP) Heading into the swansong of his career, former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace says he is a changed man. World Peace has signed for Pallacanestro Cantu, a move the Italian team called ''the coup of the century.'' Early in his career, the 35-year-old World Peace was known as much for his controversies as for his on-court talent, but he says that has changed. World Peace...
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Metta World Peace heading for Italy in 'coup of the century'

CANTU, Italy (AP) Former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace has signed for Italian team Pallacanestro Cantu for the remainder of the season. After a series of teasing tweets from World Peace, Cantu has confirmed the news, calling it ''the coup of the century.'' World Peace, who changed his name from Ron Artest, was playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in the Chinese Basketball Association...
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PHOTO: Metta World Peace's new shoes feature panda heads

The last we heard from Metta World Peace, he signed a contract with the Sichuan Blue Whales in China and announced he’d go by the name “Panda’s Friend” throughout his stay in China. Now, to kick off his new career overseas, the man with a history of names has released new basketball shoes featuring a stuffed panda head along with two panda arms. “Welcome to Metta’s...
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace to change name again

It’s been all quiet on the Metta World Peace front as it relates to oddball behavior, but his recent signing with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association has provided the eccentric basketball player a perfect opportunity to draw some attention to himself. Not surprisingly, the man formerly known as Ron Artest says […] The post Metta World Peace to change...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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