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If Lakers need a frontman, Magic Johnson's available

Magic Johnson says he's willing if asked to help steer high-profile free-agents to the Lakers. He says he's done it before, helping to recruit Ron Artest and Lamar Odom. — Magic Johnson recently said the Lakers needed a face of the franchise, someone like Jerry West or Phil Jackson, to help sell the brand to free agents during dollar-driven summers.

How Sacramento Kings' New Front Line Will Work

When the Sacramento Kings added Rudy Gay to their team via trade, they got the type of proven wing player not seen since the days of Ron Artest (now Metta World Peace). But while Gay is a proven scorer in this league, there are alsoShow More Summary

917 People Who Are Hotter Than Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is a talented actor. But Benedict Cumberbatch is not hot. Here are 917 people who are hotter than Benedict Cumberbatch. 1. Martin Freeman 2. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 3. Jeremy Brett 4. Your mom 5. Ron Artest 6. Metta World Peace 7. Show More Summary

Give Peace a Chance

One writer spends a special afternoon with the man formerly known as Ron Artest.

Look: OMG – Reggie Evans Shaved His Beard?

Some things in the NBA we have just grown accustomed to whether we like them or not. A few examples have to be an annual Ron Artest/Metta World Peace name change, Kevin Garnett shadowboxing the padded goalpost, and JR Smith getting suspended for one reason or another. Some other common re-occuring trends and themes that [...]

Maria Sharapova may change her last name to Sugarpova…for the U.S. Open

2 years agoSports : The Early Lead

In perhaps the greatest move since Ron Artest became Metta World Peace, Maria Sharapova reportedly is considering legally changing her name. Sharapova’s motives are a little less altruistic than World Peace’s, though. According to the Times of London, she may … Continue reading ?

Lady Gaga Declares Why She Officially Fell Out With Perez Hilton

In today's Tweet Beat, Metta World Peace aka Ron Artest explains his insane Twitter rampage last night (or perhaps his behavior on Twitter always), Rosie and Sia revealed a shared love for Parenthood and Lady Gaga explained why she's no longer besties with Perez Hilton. Read more...

Metta World Peace May Change His Name…Again

One day, he’s Ron Artest. The next, he’s Metta World Peace. Tomorrow, who knows? Speaking with ClevverNews (h/t Ian Begley of ESPN New York), World Peace admitted that he might change his name. Again. Just like he did in 2011. When he dropped the “Ron” and “Artest” in favor of “Metta,” “World,” and “Peace.” Before [...]

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…

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