Remember when Ron Artest changed his name to Metta World Peace and everyone thought it was the height of ridiculousness? Well, today the former New York Knicks forward set out to prove that when you're dealing with Mr. World Peace, things...Show More Summary
In today’s “He Has Too Much Time On His Hands News”, Ron Artest, I mean, Metta World Peace, is now contemplating changing his name as he embarks on a move to the Chinese Basketball Association.
Get it straight. He's not just some random panda acquaintance/hanger-on/name-dropper. He is THE friend to the pandas.
The NBA player formerly known as Ron Artest is reportedly changing his name to Panda Friend. Well, actually it’s “The Panda’s Friend.” Artest, who legally changed his name in the United States to Metta World Peace a few years ago, will be playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in China this season. Apparently he wanted […]
Metta World Peace reportedly wants to change his name again.
Consider the photo a hint. Metta World Peace In China, a story in three acts. Act I A declining American basketball player signs a one-year contract with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. This is not necessarily...Show More Summary
He's not fucking around about being friends with pandas.
Metta World Peace has already changed his name once in the United States. It now looks like the former NBA star is at it again —this time in China. World Peace recently reached an agreement to play for China's Sichuan Blue Whales. From...Show More Summary
New, high-profile Sichuan Blue Whales forward is celebrating his move to China with yet another name change. Ron Artest, aka Metta World Peace, will now be known as “Panda Friend”. […] The post Metta World Peace Says He’s Changing His Name to ‘Panda Friend’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
On Monday, Metta World Peace announced that he was signing with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. I’m excited to announce I’m officially a member of the Sichuan Blue Whale Basketball Club! Big season ahead for us! pic.twitter.com/xOmCUW28D5 — mettaworldpeace.com (@MettaWorldPeace) August 4, 2014 The Player Formerly Known as Ron Artest also […]
World Peace is heading to China on a one-year deal for the 2014-15 season. Veteran forward Metta World Peace will be taking his talents to the Chinese Basketball Association for the 2014-15 season, reports Shams Charania of RealGM. The...Show More Summary
The artist formerly known as Ron Artest will indeed bring his Metta World Peace to China next season. MWP is reportedly going to ink a one-year, $1.4 million contract with […] The post Report: Metta World Peace to Sign $1.4 Million Deal to Play in China appeared first on SLAMonline.
Every player has a shelf-life and Metta World Peace’s has probably expired. He hasn’t garnered much attention this summer in terms of free agency and he’s probably already swung his last elbow in the NBA. Because of this realization, he’s entertaining an offer to play overseas. That’s not a bad idea for a guy like […]
The immortal Metta World Peace may soon be taking his talents to China – MWP is reportedly close to signing on for a stint in the Chinese Basketball Association. Per […] The post Report: Metta World Peace to Play in China appeared first on SLAMonline.
Metta World Peace may no longer be the terrifying NBA presence he once was—mostly because he's no longer in the NBA—but that doesn't mean that he's a guy you can fuck with at the Venice summer league. Two dudes found out as much while playing in a recent pick-up game with the former defensive player of the year. Read more...
Still a loose cannon.
Don't be fooled by the name— Metta World Peace can still let his temper get the best of him in games. During a recent Venice Basketball League game in Venice, California, World Peace looked a little bit more like Ron Artest than what his name might imply. Show More Summary
It's already been a busy offseason for the New York Knicks. New team president Phil Jackson has already worked a great deal of magic with the franchise by keeping Carmelo Anthony in the fold and acquiring Cleanthony Early through the draft in what appears to be a second-round steal. Show More Summary
Metta World Peace wants to continue his basketball career. The New York Knicks are thinking about taking the plunge—again. Marc Berman of the New York Post reported Saturday that the Knicks have had internal discussions about giving World Peace a non-guaranteed training camp invite. Show More Summary
The Bucks' rookie is a hybrid forward with a wide frame and lots of strength. One of Metta World Peace's former workout coaches explains why Parker should study the former Pacers star's game. LAS VEGAS -- When most fans think of an big...Show More Summary