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Metta (aka The Panda's Friend): I will toss panda heads, find my Friend of the Day

When Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) announced to the world he was going to play basketball in China, we knew it would be gold. He proved that suspicion correct in August when he announced he would change his name to "The Panda’s Friend" for his career with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. And he did it again a couple weeks later...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace’s new shoes have stuffed panda head

After 15 seasons in the NBA, Metta World Peace will be joining Stephon Marbury, Andray Blatche, and Jordan Crawford in China for the upcoming basketball season. The 34-year-old has signed to play for the Sichuan Blue Whales. A new opportunity means a new name for the former All-Star, who would now like to be referred […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace, aka “The Panda Friend,” Will Play With Stuffed Panda Sneakers

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Via Next Impulse Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace’s New Panda Shoes Are The Most Bizarre Shoes Ever

Metta World Peace's new shoes are "The Panda's Friend." Here's a look at the bizarre kicks with detachable pandas.
Via Gamedayr
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Designs Shoes With Detachable Panda Head (Photos)

Metta World Peace must have gotten some inspiration while in China getting ready to start his season with the Sichuan Blue Whales because he is now designing his own Jeremy-Scott like shoes. I don’t personally condone the player switching up his name time after time again but he has insisted to go by “The Panda’s Friend” while he is in China. Meta….or Panda…or Ron (whichever...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wait, is that Metta World Peace dressed as panda at street league game?

The Panda’s Friend made his Venice Beach debut. Former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace — who wants to be known as “The Panda’s Friend” when he plays in China for the Sichuan Blue Whales — reportedly attended a streetball game in Venice, Calif., with his Venice Basketball League team Sunday. He didn’t play, but he did don a panda costume. The VBL says he’ll be back...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace decided to dress like a panda. Anyone else not shocked?

Ron Artest… err… Metta World Peace… err… The Panda’s Friend felt the need to put on a panda mask while walking on Venice Beach. The thing is seeing how this is Metta, why am I not shocked? Metta will be playing in China next season so I get why he did it but still, this is just Metta being Metta. Or should I say The Panda’s Friend being The Panda’s Friend.   Yes,...
Via Bloguin Best
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace decided to dress like a panda. Anyone else not shocked?

Ron Artest… err… Metta World Peace… err… The Panda’s Friend felt the need to put on a panda mask while walking on Venice Beach. The thing is seeing how this is Metta, why am I not shocked? Metta will be playing in China next season so I get why he did it but still, this is just Metta being Metta. Or should I say The Panda’s Friend being The Panda’s Friend.   Yes,...
Via Crossover Chronicles
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Dresses Up As Panda In Street League Game (Photo)

The Panda’s Friend made his Venice Beach debut. Former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace — who wants to be known as “The Panda’s Friend” when he plays in China for the Sichuan Blue Whales — attended a streetball game in Venice, Calif., with his Venice Basketball League team Sunday. He didn’t play, but he did don a panda costume. The VBL says he’ll be back at the courts...
Via NESN.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Wears Panda Costume On Venice Beach (Photo)

Metta World Peace might just be accepted as a panda by real pandas with this costume.  This costume reminds me of the panda pillow pet.  Yes, The Pandas Friend, aka @MettaWorldPeace has made his appearance at the @VENICEBALL LEAGUE today. Wow lol… pic.twitter.com/flp8gXkBWs — Richie Schueler (@RichieSchueler) August 11, 2014 This tweet definitely confirms that it is Metta...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 12, 2014  |  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… pic.twitter.com/flp8gXkBWs — Richie Schueler...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 12, 2014  |  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... pic.twitter.com/flp8gXkBWs—...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Thanks for being you, Metta World Peace

The basketball player formally known as Ron Artest who will soon be formally known as Metta World Peace has struck again. It was announced that in the spirit of World Peace signing to play with a Chinese basketball team that he would change his name to “Panda Friend.” He later corrected everyone via his twitter page that the new name is actually “The Panda’s Friend.” No...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Artest, I mean Metta World Peace, is now "Panda Friend"

Not saying this is Ron Artest now. Not saying it isn't though.RealGMMetta World Peace is chaning his name to "Panda Friend" in honor of his decision to sign in the Chinese Basketball Association."New Chinese name coming soon. You guys are going to love it! " World Peace posted on his Chinese twitter-like social media Sina Weibo.To be quite honest, I think...
Via Celtics Life
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace to Change Name Again

Metta World Peace is at it again. The basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest is changing his name again. Currently playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in China, Artest plans to change his name to ‘The Pandas Friend’, to honor his new team. Metta World Peace aka Ron Artest is changing his name once more to 'The Pandas Friend' http://t.co/GOrbgmo8E6 #sportsathletesbasketball...
Via Sports Mockery
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Forward Formerly Known as Metta World Peace

So most sports fans know how (cough) eccentric Ron Artest (or Metta World Peace) can be.  He had a major role in the Malice at the Palace where he ran up into the stands and fought with fans.  He came out with a rap album titled My World, which you can buy today for $7.99 on Amazon.  He [&hellip No visits yet The post The Forward Formerly Known as Metta World Peace appeared...
Via No Coast Bias
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace to change name to 'Panda Friend'

Metta World Peace is going to China, and he won't be known as Metta World Peace there. Nope, the new Sichuan Blue Whales' new small forward won't be called Ron Artest, either. He intends to change his name to … (Drumroll) Panda Friend. From China Daily: New high-profile import playing for Chinese basketball Association club Sichuan Blue Whales is known as Ron...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace is changing his name again

The basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest a.k.a. Metta World Peace will now be “The basketball formerly known as Metta World Peace”. Yes that’s right, he’s changing his name yet again, and this time to something that will help him connect with his fans in China. Via China Daily.com: Metta World Peace is going to have a new name in China. New high-profile import playing...
Via Pass The Pill
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Earns Panda Friend-ly Twitter Reactions

Metta World Peace has changed his name to Panda Friend. Judging from Twitter reactions, the world wholeheartedly approves.
Via Gamedayr
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

China Better Get Ready For Panda Friend, The Basketball Player Formerly Known As Metta World Peace Formerly Known As Ron Artest

Metta World Peace is about to make a trip out to China to play for the Sichuan Blue Whales and he intends to change his name. Again. I'm changing my name for the China this season !!!! You guys will love it — mettaworldpeace.com (@MettaWorldPeace) August 1, 2014 So, in order to give himself a new name World Peace has taken inspiration from China, specifically China’s giant...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Metta World Peace Changing Name Again To ‘Panda Friend’

Metta World Peace is taking his talents to China this season, and he’s commemorating the move by adopting yet another new name: Panda Friend. No, we’re serious. China Daily reported Thursday that the artist formerly known as Ron Artest will take on the new moniker in conjunction with his leap from the NBA to the Chinese Basketball Association. World Peace hasn’t confirmed...
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2014  |  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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 07, 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
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