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No playing time, no problem for Lakers' Metta World Peace

A new Metta World Peace order has been achieved. At least, that's what the Lakers forward promises. He keeps hanging out at the end of the bench during games. He keeps maintaining that everything is fine. He's not grumbling about playing time like he did before being waived by the New York Knicks...

Lakers News: Latest on Kobe Bryant's Injury, Metta World Peace

With their season opener on Wednesday against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Lakers still had some issues to address with their roster beforehand. The team had a few more cuts to make, and the legendary face of the franchise was once again battling injury, possibly putting his 2015-16 start in jeopardy. Show More Summary

Metta World Peace to Donate Award Trophy for Charity

6 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

It’s almost hard to remember these days that Metta World Peace was, once, Ron Artest, the craziest player in the NBA. Sure, he’s still got a wacky name, but he seems to have mellowed out a LOT. And maybe even got more conscientious. The Lakers forward is auctioning off his 2003-04 Defensive Player of the […]

Lakers Rumors: Buzz on Jabari Brown and Metta World Peace's Role with LA

The Los Angeles Lakers waived second-year shooting guard Jabari Brown on Monday to make room for Metta World Peace. An NBA league source told Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports that retaining World Peace on the roster also includes a “long-term...Show More Summary

LA Lakers Rumors: Metta World Peace a Candidate for the Team's Roster?

Metta World Peace is rumored to be among two candidates for the L.A. Lakers roster after the team made a couple of cuts last week to decrease their number.

Charles Barkley says Lakers are worse than WNBA’s Sparks

6 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The NBA is about to begin its regular season, and the Lakers are not exactly expected to contend for their 17th championship. Most prognosticators place the team, featuring a mishmash of aging stars (Kobe Bryant, Metta World Peace) and raw youngsters (D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle), near the bottom of the West. [NBA Western Conference 2015-16 preview] […]

Report: Metta World Peace to Become an Assistant Coach for the Lakers

After inking a one-year deal, Metta World Peace survived cuts and made the Los Angeles Lakers’ 15-man roster for Opening Night. The team is already looking ahead to the day The post Report: Metta World Peace to Become an Assistant Coach for the Lakers appeared first on SLAMonline.

World Peace makes Lakers roster in his NBA return

Metta World Peace has earned a spot on the Los Angeles Lakers' roster in his NBA comeback attempt.

Metta World Peace Makes Lakers Roster: Latest Comments and Reaction

The Los Angeles Lakers brought Metta World Peace aboard late in the offseason, which indicated he wasn't guaranteed a place on the final roster. On Monday, the team opted to keep the veteran forward as part of its final 15 players to...Show More Summary

Lakers waive Jabari Brown

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Jabari Brown, General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today. Which means, unless the team makes another change, Metta World Peace has made the roster. Brown appeared in six games for the Lakers this preseason, averaging 6.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 0.8 assists in 14.3 minutes per game. In 19 games (five [...]

Metta World Peace, not Jabari Brown, gets Lakers' final roster spot

The Lakers sided with a piece of their past Monday, keeping Metta World Peace instead of young guard Jabari Brown as the final player for their 15-man roster. World Peace, who turns 36 next month, showed he could still play some defense, and earned extra points within the organization for mentoring...

Metta World Peace to Raffle Off Defensive Player of the Year Trophy for Charity

Continuing to raise awareness for mental-health disorders, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace will once again raffle off something he earned while playing in the NBA. The player formerly known as Ron Artest previously held a raffle for his 2010 championship ring to raise money for the cause. Show More Summary

Lakers to pay either Metta World Peace or Jabari Brown two days of salary

The Lakers still have 16 players under contract with Monday's deadline looming to trim the roster to 15. It would appear either veteran forward Metta World Peace or second-year guard Jabari Brown will make the team. The other probably will be waived by 2 p.m. Monday. Because players need 48 hours...

Metta World Peace to raffle off trophy for what he calls 'family defense'

Metta World Peace is doing it again, turning his back on his past persona to raise funds for a noble cause. He wants to raise $2 million by raffling off the trophy he won in 2003-04 as the NBA’s defensive player of the year. He will donate the money toward what he called “family defense.” “Mainly,...

Metta World Peace stays positive, for the Lakers and friend Lamar Odom

6 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Metta World Peace is in a good spot, whether he makes the Lakers or not. The near-death experience of a lifelong friend will do that to you, a reminder that a career isn't in the same hemisphere as a life. World Peace will find out within a few days if he makes the roster instead of Jabari Brown,...

The Los Angeles Lakers Should Hang on to Metta World Peace

On Sep. 24, the Los Angeles Lakers signed Metta World Peace to a non-guaranteed contract. This was a perplexing decision; on the surface, both parties are headed in opposite directions, and it doesn’t make sense for a struggling team...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Says 'Not Every Kardashian' Needs To Be With Lamar Odom

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

When former NBA star Lamar Odom was taken to the hospital last week after being found unconscious at a brothel, his estranged wife Khloe and the rest of the Kardashian clan rushed to Las Vegas to be by his side.  One person that's not...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Says 'Not Every Kardashian' Needs To Be With Lamar Odom

When former NBA star Lamar Odom was taken to the hospital last week after being found unconscious at a brothel, his estranged wife Khloe and the rest of the Kardashian clan rushed to Las Vegas to be by his side. One person that's not...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Throws Shade At The Kardashian Family's Show Of Support During Lamar Odom's Medical Scare!

Oh snap! As we previously reported, Khloe Kardashian has refused to leave Lamar Odom's bedside after he was rushed to the hospital last week. Every member of the Kardashian/Jenner clan made their way to support the KUWTK starlet as she stays by her estranged husband. Thankfully, the NBA star is on the mend and taking visitors — [...]

Metta World Peace on Lamar Odom’s Hospital Visitors: ‘Not Every Kardashian Needs to Be Around’  

It seemed as though Lamar Odom was barely hanging on to life last week after an alleged drug overdose at a Nevada brothel, but over the last couple of days, according to various reports, he’s on the road to recovery.

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