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METTA WORLD PEACE RUMORS

Metta World Peace dressed up like a panda on Venice Beach

The artist formerly known as Ron Artest says he will be changing his name to The Panda’s Friend since he is going to be playing over in China this year. Can’t have a name change without walking around in a Mascot gear right? Yes, The Pandas Friend, aka @MettaWorldPeace has made his appearance at the @VENICEBALL LEAGUE today. Wow lol… pic.twitter.com/flp8gXkBWs — Richie Schueler...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Metta World Peace arrives at Venice Beach in panda costume

Metta World Peace, aka Ron Artest, aka The Panda’s Friend, turned up at the Venice Beach basketball league in a panda costume yesterday. Don’t believe us? Here’s some photographic evidence, courtesy of Twitter user @RichieSchueler: Yes, The Pandas Friend, aka @MettaWorldPeace has made his appearance at the @VENICEBALL LEAGUE today. Wow lol... pic.twitter.com/flp8gXkBWs—...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 11, 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace To Sign One-Year, $1.43M Deal With Sichuan In China

Metta World Peace will sign a $1.43 million contract on Thursday night with Sichuan of the Chinese Basketball Association, making him the league’s highest paid import player this season, sources told RealGM. World Peace’s deal will be for one season, and he’ll search for a contract in the NBA once the Chinese season ends, sources said. World Peace, 34, will be the most decorated...
Via RealGM
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Will Play In China Next Season

Metta World Peace will be taking his talents worldwide next season. ESPN’s Ian Begley first reported that the player formerly known as Ron Artest was close to a deal with the Chinese Basketball Association’s Sichuan Blue Whales; and now according to Peace’s twitter page, it looks like he’s en route to sign to play over there. One day til china ? I met with three teams. Wow...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace is back on the basketball court, promptly shoves two players in rec league

Free agent Metta World Peace is participating in the Venice Basketball League in Los Angeles. In leagues like these, players try to impress some of pros their playing against with their physicality and toughness. Well World Peace is the wrong person to try to make an example of as he showed these two guys in the video below. World Peace vented his frustration on Twitter about the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Delivers Vicious Shove During Rec League Game (Video)

Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) has developed a reputation over the years as being a very physical basketball player. He’s also known for occasionally being a hothead, and his short temper apparently boiled over during a rec league game this weekend. After taking a hard hit while driving to the basket during a Venice Basketball League game in Los Angeles, World Peace turned...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Considering Bringing Back Metta World Peace

It appears that the Knicks are discussing the possibility of giving Metta World Peace a second chance in NYC. There have been talks to bring World Peace, who is a NY native, to training camp on a largely unguaranteed deal. World Peace’s last run with the Knicks wasn’t very well received, but now that his former coach, Phil Jackson, is the team president, and his old teammate...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace's brother goes off on James Dolan, Knicks

Daniel has never been one to hold his tongue and he let the Knicks have it after word came out they were going to release his brother. Daniel does go on to say he loves the fans and Miami, San Antonio, Clippers and Pacers all are interested in his brother.  He was true to his word and deleted all the tweets later, but the screenshots live on.
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace: I'm not a player, I'm an alien

As New York media stirs up the pot in regards to possible ownership changes, team owner James Dolan met with the team on Thursday to reassure his players the speculation was not true.When asked about Dolan's speech to the Knicks, Metta World Peace had a rather interesting response. Let's take a look, shall we?Asked about James Dolan's message to players during his meeting...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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