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Metta World Peace Wise to Pick New Nickname Instead of Full-Fledged Name Change

New York Knicks forward Ron Artest Metta World Peace is giving fans even greater reason to love him. According to his Twitter account, he's going to afford the fans an opportunity to give the eccentric forward a new moniker heading into...Show More Summary

A Brief History of Metta World Peace, New York City's Finest

Before Metta World Peace, there was Ron Artest, a high school prodigy and true New Yorker. Over the last 14 years, we've forgotten much about the man, about the kid and about the player we thought we knew. Since making the jump to the...Show More Summary

Knicks Sign Metta World Peace to 2-Year Deal

During the 1999 NBA Draft, the New York Knicks had the opportunity to select Queens native Ron Artest. Instead, they opted for European-born Frederic Weis. Weis would go on to get hurdled by Vince Carter in the 2000 Olympics, while Artest would go on to have a solid career. All it took was 14 years, [...]

Knicks expected to sign Metta World Peace

It was mean to happen. At some point, Ron Artest, currently known as Metta World Peace, was supposed to play for his home-town New York Knicks. Better late than never. Metta World Peace has reached agreement on a two-year, $3.2 million contract with the New York Knicks, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The second year of the deal [...]

Metta World Peace's Potential Destinations After Being Amnestied by LA Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers officially exercised their amnesty provision on Metta World Peace Thursday night, waiving the mercurial forward after four seasons of service. It was a good run for the player formerly known as Ron Artest, as he...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace-Knicks Chatter Framed by ‘The Dunk of Death’

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

If Metta World Peace played in France, he’d be known as Metta Monde Paix. But instead, per various local reports, the artist formerly known as Ron Artest may get to close out his NBA career with the team he always wanted to play for....Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Mulls Career Options on Twitter After Being Released By Lakers (Pic)

In case you didn’t hear, the Metta World Peace era is over in Los Angeles. Last night, the Lakers used the NBA’s luxury tax “amnesty clause” to cut the basketballer formerly known as Ron Artest. Of course, being one of the more, um, eccentric and colorful pro athletes in the world today, you’d figure World [...]

Metta World Peace's best memories with the Lakers

A magnificent era in Los Angeles Lakers basketball history came to an end Thursday. The Lakers amnestied Ron Artest Metta World Peace, cutting ties with the eccentric small forward. He spent four years with the team, won one championship...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace's Amnesty Release May Spell the End for Laker Forward

For a five-year stretch between 2009 and 2013, my favorite member of the Los Angeles Lakers was the Artest formerly known as Ron, better known by his real name Metta World Peace. If you're prone to his Twitter suggestions, you mightShow More Summary

Dad wants Metta World Peace to finish career with Knicks

Ron Artest Sr. is hoping if his son, Metta World Peace, is waived today via the amnesty rule, he will attempt to finish his career with the Knicks. Nevertheless, Artest Sr. said as of last night, World Peace is seriously considering retiring instead of finishing his NBA career in the Big Apple. Artest Sr. told The Post [...]

Terrell Owens attempts the weather forecast, desperately needs a hobby

Terrell Owens may or may not be doing a reality show with Lakers forward Metta World Peace, but he did follow in the former Ron Artest's footsteps by attempting to do the weather forecast with Fox 11 in Los Angeles. Owens isn't particularly...Show More Summary

Reality TV to pair T.O., Metta World Peace, of course

Terrell Owens finally found someone who wants him. According to, Owens will team up with Lakers forward Metta World Peace (nee Ron Artest) for a reality television show. World Peace announced the move on his website, since he’s obviously the brains of the operation. Owens has done the reality TV thing before, starring in…

Lakers Rumors: How Metta World Peace's Potential Departure Shapes LA's Summer

While attempting to decode Metta World Peace's tweets can be tricky business, it would appear that he has dropped a big hint on Twitter about his plans for the offseason: The small forward formerly known as Ron Artest doesn't provide any context to his tweet. Show More Summary

Pros and Cons of Metta World Peace Opting out of LA Lakers Contract

Metta World Peace has been a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for the entirety of his career. While Ron Artest was a terror across the league as a part of the Indiana Pacers, the Sacramento Kings and the Houston Rockets, this new incarnation of World Peace is a much different player. Show More Summary

Best New Names for Metta World Peace If He Leaves LA Lakers

Four summers ago, Metta World Peace signed a five-year, $34 million contract to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. Of course, back then he still went by Ron Artest. It’s been a steep decline for World Peace since arriving in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

One Of The Craziest Athletes In America Has Written A Book Of Children's Bedtime Stories

Metta World Peace (née Ron Artest) has authored a book of bedtime stories that is now available on, and will soon be available on World Peace is still best known for charging into the stands and fighting with fans in Detroit. Show More Summary

Wednesday Afternoon Diversion: Thank God For Dentists

Here is Ron Artest Metta World Peace opining on the genius of Jesus in how He planned when and how we lose our baby teeth. [ more › ]

Clap Back: Ron Artest aka Metta World Peace Responds To Charles Barkley’s Lakers Slander – “He’s Never Won So It’s Hard For Him To Understand What It Takes To Win”

You mad? Ron Artest Responds To Charles Barkley’s Lakers Diss The L.A. Lakers have faced much slander recently after finishing one of their worst seasons in a while which ended on Saturday night with a first-round playoff elimination by way

NBA's Weirdest Player Tweets a Pic of His Drained Knee Fluid

NBA fans know Metta World Peace is, shall we say, "out there." He changed his name from Ron Artest. He famously brawled with fans during a game in Indianapolis. He recorded the immortal Michael Jackson tribute song "Michael Michael." So it stands to reason that if any NBA player were to do something like this, it'd be Artest... Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Compares Dwight Howard's Injured Season to Performance in Bed

Metta World Peace has such a way with words. I had the chance Monday night to sit down in Oakland and talk exclusively with the player I once knew as Ron Artest during my days of Sacramento Kings coverage. He never disappoints. As IShow More Summary

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