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Metta World Peace throws some hard elbows Venice Basketball League

It may seem we here at Crossover cannot get enough of Metta World Peace aka The Pandas Friend but how can we ignore his offseason antics? As if putting on a panda costume wasn’t enough, Peace decided to show that he still can lose his cool during games. While playing at the Venice Basketball League, Metta was caught up with some of the players trying to rebound a ball. A player...
Via Crossover Chronicles
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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… — Richie Schueler...
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 days ago  |  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...—...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace changes name to Panda Friend

Have you heard about today’s big news? No, we’re not talking about the Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers trade – this is much more exciting than that. It was revealed earlier today that Metta World Peace would be changing his name again, this time to “Panda Friend.” Seriously. According to China Daily, MWP made the switch in honor of his upcoming move to China. The...
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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...
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
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