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Wizards rookie Sheldon McClellan legally changes his name to Sheldon Mac

On the off chance you’re a Wizards fan who purchased a Sheldon McClellan jersey this season, you’re going to want a refund.McClellan, a Washington rookie, revealed Wednesday that over the All-Star break he returned home to Houston and legally changed his name to Sheldon Mac.According to Chase Hughes of CSN Mid-Atlantic, McClellan made the change because his given name came from...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Our love for 'viral social media' NBA players

For most fans, there are three categories of NBA players we root for. If you pull for a particular team, you will ride or die with everyone on that roster. After that, there are superstar players – think Stephen Curry, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo or Joel Embiid – who are worth your time on league pass. And then there's a special third category.When Dion Waiters was drafted...
Via Yardbarker
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaq’s son battles Ron Artest’s in high school basketball game

Shaq’s son, Shareef O’Neal, is already drawing a lot of talk from scouts about how talented and athletic he is. O’Neal attends Crossroads High School, and recently played against Ron Artest’s son, Ron Artest III in an epic matchup which Beverly Hills High won, 50-47.And yeah, there were some monster dunks and crazy plays in the game. TMZ was able to obtain footage showing...
Via The Sports Daily
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace has Twitter rant about liking racist jokes

Metta World Peace of course is one of the more eccentric personalities to ever play in the NBA. The Los Angeles Lakers veteran also has a tendency to tweet some off-the-wall things from time to time. But on Thursday, MWP took his unique world view to another level with a bizarre Twitter rant about liking racist jokes while railing against political correctness. In essence, Metta...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace says he was touched by ghost at haunted OKC hotel

The stories about the allegedly haunted Skirvin Hotel are notorious, and we can now add another one to the list. The Los Angeles Lakers were in Oklahoma City to face the Thunder on Sunday night, and they stayed at the Skirvin Hotel Friday and Saturday. Lakers forward Metta World Peace says a ghost at the hotel touched him inappropriately. Metta World Peace said a ghost touched...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace survives Lakers cuts, makes team

Metta World Peace’s NBA career is alive and well. The veteran survived the last round of roster cuts on Monday, meaning he will make the final roster with the Los Angeles Lakers. A big reason World Peace survived was because Yi Jianlian requested and received his release. We know the Lakers value World Peace, particularly his veteran leadership. In fact, they were prepared to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Lakers might offer Metta World Peace assistant coaching job?

Metta World Peace may not make the Los Angeles Lakers in a playing capacity, but he just might become an assistant coach for the team. According to Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, World Peace, who is in camp with the Lakers, is facing a very difficult fight for the team’s last roster spot. If he doesn’t get it, though, the team would be interested in retaining him as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace: Deranged woman stalking his family

Metta World Peace recently filed a restraining order against a woman he claims is stalking his family and physically attacked his daughter. TMZ reports that a judge has granted a protective order after World Peace told the Los Angeles Police a “stranger” named Miesha Shakes harassed him in a series of emails that date back to 2015. World Peace says many of the emails contained...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace knows why the Lakers are losing

Off to a dismal 1-7 start to the season, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has an explanation for the Lakers' slow start, which can only be described as "classic Metta.""Some of the guys forgot how we got the lead, kind of like a fish," World Peace said. "You know how fish dig their thing in 30 second intervals? Then run into a mirror. Then they go, ‘Oh, that hurt…’...
Via Yardbarker
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers ‘seriously considering’ signing Metta World Peace

By Jesse Reed. No, this isn’t a headline from three years ago. The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly “seriously considering” Metta World Peace, previously known as Ron Artest, for the 2015-16 NBA season. Adrian Wojnarowski has the scoop (as always), but notes no deal is in place as of yet. Lakers are seriously considering signing free agent Metta World Peace, league...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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