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METTA WORLD PEACE RUMORS

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...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 07, 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

Metta World Peace to serve as coach for H.S. girls B-Ball team

Metta World Peace is taking his talents to the world of high school girls basketball. The former NBA player will become an assistant coach for the Palisades High Dolphins girls basketball team in the 2014-15 season, the Palisadian-Post reports. World Peace’s daughter played in the Dolphins program, and he agreed to join the staff in addition to his NBA responsibilities. “Metta’s...
Via NESN.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace to be assistant coach on girls high school hoops team

Former Los Angeles Laker Metta World Peace will join the Palisades high school girls basketball program as an assistant coach, according to the Palisadian-Post. Dolphins head coach Torino Johnson confirmed the hiring Wednesday. World Peace, whose daughter plays in the Dolphins' program, has agreed to join the staff in addition to his NBA duties. "Metta's going to be heavy into the...
Via Fox Sports West
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace endorses H.S. presidential candidate

Metta World Peace's endorsement video for a high school president candidate is pretty cool.
Via Gamedayr
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace to be waived by New York Knicks

You hate to see this kind of thing happen. The Los Angeles Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the league’s one-time amnesty clause over the summer and the player who was formally known as Ron Artest took it all in his stride as he looked at the positive side of the situation: Due to being cut by the Lakers, he’d be able to realize his boyhood dream of playing for his hometown...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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