Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao apparently wants to bring peace to the Philippines.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture — professional basketball.
Metta World Peace, the ex-NBA star known for his eccentric and outspoken behavior, has announced yet another name change prior to playing his first season in China. After signing with the Sichuan Blue Whales, the player announced earlier this week that he will now be called "The Panda's Friend", making this his second name change in three years. [ more › ]
Metta World Peace, once known as Ron Artest, is changing his name to a less ambitious moniker: The Panda’s Friend. Correcting a post from China Daily, the NBA forward tweeted, "Guys my chinese name is not 'Panda Friend', its 'The Pandas Friend.'" Guys my chinese name is not "Panda Friend", its "The Pandas Friend". Show More Summary
China Daily reports that Metta World Peace, the basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest, has changed his name again after moving to China to play for the Sichuan Blue Whales—this time, he'll be known as "Panda Friend." World Peace denied the story was accurate: Read more...
It just makes us love him even more.
Metta World Peace, born Ron Artest, is changing his name again and this time the words to grace the back of his jersey are going to be ‘The Panda’s Friend.’ Read More The post Metta World Peace To Change His Name to ‘The Panda’s Friend’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Metta World Peace is changing his name again. The former NBA star previously known as Ron Artest has announced that he will soon be known as The Pandas Friend. According to Sportsnet, the basketball player is headed to China to play for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. In honor of his
Oh, Ron World Peace Artest. You so crazy. Fortunately, his brand of crazy since the Detroit melee has been more of an eye-rolling, “That’s our World Peace!” crazy, rather than Joe Pesci in Casino crazy. This year, he and his idiosyncrasies have fallen under the purview of the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball […]
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.
New team, new country, new name. Metta World Peace — the former Ron Artest — will play basketball in China next year, and with the move comes a new name.
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.