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NBA Reaction: Why Metta World Peace Will Always Be Ron Artest

New identity. It's a theme ripe for exploration, as the TV show Mad Men has only been too happy to show us for five seasons of insight into Dick Whitman-turned Don Draper and all that has come with that dynamic. Metta World Peace had us going there for a minute. With a swoop of his pen last September, he changed his name and everything that had been piled onto it after years of on-court incidents that appeared to have forever tainted "Ron Artest.
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Ron Artest: Metta World Peace Era Begins in Los Angeles

Basketball / NBA : Bleacher Report - NBA (3 years ago)

First there was Chad Johnson changing his name Chad Ochocincom and now there is Ron Artest changing his name to Metta World Peace. The Metta World Peace era has officially begun—barring a lockout of the NBA season—and maybe this wil... Read Post

Metta World Peace Ron Artest will not Finnish his career outside of NBA

Sports : Game On! (4 years ago)

Ron Artest may change his name but he won't be changing his location. Neither Artest nor Metta World Peace is going to play basketball in Finland... Read Post

Metta World Peace Has A Bizarre Explanation For Why He Turned Down NBA Offers To Play In China

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page (3 months ago)

Metta World Peace just started his first season playing basketball in China for the Sichuan Blue Whales and if he has his way it will be his last. The artist formerly known as Ron Artest was a guest on "The Dan Patrick Show" when he... Read Post

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