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Report: Metta World Peace to sign with Lakers

Per Wojo: Metta World Peace will sign a one-year deal today to return to the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 24, 2015 Metta World Peace, AKA Ron Artest, is back! He played for the Lakers from 2009 through 2013 before having a very uneventful 29 game stint with the New York Knicks in 2013-14. He’s spent the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace signs with Lakers, will join training camp

    As expected, Metta World Peace is back with the Lakers. Metta signed a one-year, non-guaranteed deal with the Lakers according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The forward will join the team at its training camp in Hawaii next week. World Peace has not played in the NBA since the Knicks waived him last year. He spent last season abroad, playing in both China and Italy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Metta World Peace plays coy about training at Lakers facilities

Rumors have been swirling about a possible reunion between Metta World Peace and the Los Angeles Lakers for the past month, and he didn’t do anything to squelch them in a recent interview with TMZ. Metta says he’s been training at Lakers team facilities with some of the team’s younger players. When asked if “Peace would spread” to the NBA this season, Metta played coy...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace: ‘I’m still one of the best small forwards in the world’

    The always-colorful Metta World Peace has given us an abundance of memorably absurd quotes over the years. There’s his fascinating views on social equality, his culinary combat tales, and his Vincibility Theorem regarding the 95-96 Bulls. There’s also the teeth that he’s thankful to Jesus Christ for, the psychiatrists he’s grateful for, and the cats he’s too sexy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Metta World Peace expected to sign with Lakers

    Metta World Peace appears to be on his way back to joining the Lakers. The free agent forward has been working out at the Lakers’ facility this summer. He continued working out with the team’s players this week, and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that World Peace is expected to sign a one-year deal with the team later this month. The LA Daily News’ Mark Medina...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Metta World Peace bring Peace to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Metta World Peace defending Paul Pierce in Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals (Mandatory Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) One of the many reasons why the Los Angeles Lakers earned their 16th championship title was due to a Game 7 three-point shot in the 2010 NBA Finals made by Metta World Peace that sealed the deal. It was one of the All-time greatest shots made in a Game 7 with...
Via The Sports Journal
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers Considering Signing Metta World Peace To One-Year Contract

The artist formerly known as Ron Artest could be on his way back to Tinseltown. Yahoo! Sports reported Monday that the Los Angeles Lakers are considering signing forward Metta World Peace to a one-year contract. According to the Yahoo! report, there’s no agreement in place, but the two sides have had talks. Perhaps most importantly, the idea of bringing World Peace back to L.A...
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers ‘seriously considering’ signing Metta World Peace

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 sources tell Yahoo...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace gets ejected after five fouls in one minute

It wasn’t quite the “Malice at the Palace,” but fans in Italy recently caught a glimpse of the old Ron Artest. Artest, aka Metta World Peace, aka The Panda’s Friend, still is playing basketball these days with Pallacanestro Cantù in Italy’s Lega Basket Serie A. The back of Ron Artest's... I mean Metta World Peace's... I mean The Panda's Friend's jersey in Italy....
May 29, 2015  |  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

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