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Metta World Peace explains triangle offense using food

There are few people who know the ins and outs of the triangle offense as well as Phil Jackson. He won a ton of NBA titles with it as a coach. However, even fewer of his players have been able to master the offensive scheme. One would think that Ron Artest …e rrr, Metta World Peace, would be among those that haven’t mastered the offense. After all, he didn’t exactly play offense...
Via The Comeback
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace is now friends with the fan who sparked the Malice at the Palace

It has been nearly 12 years since the Malice at the Palace rocked the sports world and changed the NBA forever. The events that night altered the course of two NBA franchises, led to the implementation of new league-wide rules,  and forever changed the lives of many of the game’s participants and those in attendance. Perhaps no one was more affected than the man at the genesis...
Via The Comeback
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson says Metta World Peace is friends with fan who threw drink at him

Remember the guy who threw a drink at Ron Artest in 2004, kicking off a massive brawl involving both players and fans at the Palace of Auburn Hills? Well, according to Stephen Jackson, the former Indiana Pacers hothead now known as “Metta World Peace” since has become friends with that overzealous fan. “The guy that actually started the whole thing, that threw the beer, him...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 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

Metta World Peace: NBA is 'no longer a man's game'

Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace came into the NBA in 1999, and over the course of his career he has seen the game change quite a bit; and not in a way he appreciates."It's no longer a man's game," World Peace told the Los Angeles Times. "It's a baby's game. There's softies everywhere. Everybody's soft. Nobody's hard no more. So, you just deal with it, you adjust and...
Via Yardbarker
October 12, 2015  |  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 for. Now...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2015  |  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 reports...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 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

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....
Via NESN.com
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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