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  • • Metta World Peace fires savage shot at George Karl after mocking Lakers
    The 2021-22 NBA season hasn’t even started, but the Los Angeles Lakers have already taken a beating on social media. Los Angeles’ offseason saw the arrival of a handful of veterans that captured the attention of the masses due to its blatant pattern of acquiring former All-Stars on cheap deals. Former NBA coach George Karl […] The post Metta World Peace fires savage shot at Georg...2021
  • • Metta World Peace has the perfect analogy for Lakers’ title hopes
    The Los Angeles Lakers have their fair share of doubters after signing several older players this summer to surround LeBron James and Anthony Davis. However, Metta World Peace is clearly a believer. The former Laker had a rather nostalgic analogy to LA’s title aspirations this season: This @Lakers team is like a classic lauryn hill […] The post Metta World Peace has the perfect analogy...2021
  • • Metta World Peace reacts to misleading claim on rejecting LeBron James’ offer
    Metta World Peace recently told the story of LeBron James recruiting him back in 2009 to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. It quickly became a hot piece all over social media, leading to an inaccurate interpretation that World Peace rectified. Here’s the claim: Metta didn't want to play with Bron in Cleveland. 🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/H4xXC0niXA pic.twitter.com/HHmx6AMMnQ […] The post Me...2021
  • • The LeBron James phone call that nearly changed Lakers icon Kobe Bryant’s career
    Kobe Bryant and LeBron James were without a doubt the two biggest stars in the NBA during the late 2000s. Who would have thought that a decade later, King James would not only join the Los Angeles Lakers but also bring a title to Kobe’s beloved franchise. However, Bryant’s former teammate, Metta World Peace, revealed […] The post The LeBron James phone call that nearly changed La...2021
  • • Trevor Ariza reveals true feelings on Metta World Peace winning championship with Lakers
    Veteran forward Trevor Ariza is excited for his second stint with the Los Angeles Lakers. He had somewhat of a bitter exit with the team after they couldn’t come to terms with an extension deal following the Lakers’ 2009 title run. Ariza was highly integral in that Lakers championship, providing ample support to Kobe Bryant, […] The post Trevor Ariza reveals true feelings on Mett...2021
  • • Michael Jordan would absolutely dominate LeBron James era, per Metta World Peace
    Many consider Michael Jordan to be the greatest player of all time. Most of these folks believe that MJ would have been an unstoppable force even in today’s NBA. Count Metta World Peace as one of the firm believers in this notion. On a recent appearance on Shannon Sharpe’s Club Shay Shay, Metta explained exactly why […] The post Michael Jordan would absolutely dominate LeBron Jam...2021
  • • Metta World Peace’s shocking Malice at the Palace revelation 17 years later
    There are few other incidents that have earned unbridled notoriety throughout the history of competitive sports than that of the Malice at the Palace back in 2004. It’s been nearly two decades since this ugly incident went down, but at this point, Metta World Peace — then known as Ron Artest — still has a […] The post Metta World Peace’s shocking Malice at the Palace ...2021
  • • Metta World Peace calls out Netflix documentary based on him for misinformation
    In cooperation with The Players’ Tribune, Netflix is about to launch what feels like another epic sports docuseries on August 10. Former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace is one of the main stars of the series titled “Untold,” but it looks like Metta isn’t too happy with how the show has turned out. The Players’ […] The post Metta World Peace calls out Netflix docu...2021
  • • Ex-Lakers’ star Metta World Peace shares ‘water boy’ plea to Team USA
    Former Los Angeles Lakers star Metta World Peace was never able to be part of Team USA, but he firmly believes he should have been given a chance to represent the nation. In his recent interview on Basketball News, World Peace spoke about his bitter memories with Team USA and the Olympics–sharing his feeling that […] The post Ex-Lakers’ star Metta World Peace shares ‘water ...2021
  • • Metta World Peace admits having one regret while playing for Bulls
    Metta World Peace will be forever remembered as a guy who helped the Los Angeles Lakers win the NBA title in 2010. He will also be forever remembered for his role in the unfortunate Malice at the Palace in 2004. Not many, however, will remember World Peace as one of the up-and-coming stars of the […] The post Metta World Peace admits having one regret while playing for Bulls appeared first o...2021

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  • • Metta World Peace gets brutally honest on Russell Westbrook after popcorn incident
    Washington Wizards star Russell Westbrook was on the wrong end of another insipid behavior of a fan on Wednesday.  Westbrook was fuming and had to be held back after a fan dumped popcorn on him as he was on his way to the locker room after suffering an ankle injury against the Philadelphia 76ers. Westbrook, […] The post Metta World Peace gets brutally honest on Russell Westbrook after popcor...2021
  • • Greg Oden looking to make comeback in BIG3 league
    Greg Oden is making a comeback — sort of.The former No. 1 overall pick, whose career was derailed by injury, has joined the BIG3 draft combine in the hopes of making it in the three-on-three league frequented by many former pros. Oden is the latest big-name addition to the BIG3 league, which has also been populated by the likes of Chauncey Billups, Allen Iverson, Metta World Peace and Charles Oakl...2018
  • • Brandon Ingram Has Started Turning the Corner for Los Angeles Lakers
    2017
  • • When Focused, Julius Randle Is Los Angeles Lakers' Best Player
    2017
  • • NBA's New CBA May Help Lakers Keep Young Talent, Hurt Chances of Acquiring Star
    2016
  • • Time for the Los Angeles Lakers to Discover Who They Really Are
    2016
  • • Despite Recent Slump, Los Angeles Lakers Are Right Where They Want to Be
    2016
  • • Lakers News: Timofey Mozgov Injury, Kent Bazemore Snub and More
    2016
  • • Brandon Ingram Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Knee and Return
    2016
  • • Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram's Role, Player Options and More
    2016

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Metta World Peace lifestyle

  • • Ballin' on a Prayer: How an Ex-Div I Walk-on Became the NBA's Go-To Confidant
    2015

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Metta World Peace trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Metta World Peace reacts to misleading claim on rejecting LeBron James’ offer
    Metta World Peace recently told the story of LeBron James recruiting him back in 2009 to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. It quickly became a hot piece all over social media, leading to an inaccurate interpretation that World Peace rectified. Here’s the claim: Metta didn't want to play with Bron in Cleveland. 🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/H4xXC0niXA pic.twitter.com/HHmx6AMMnQ […] The post Me...2021
  • • Former Laker, NBA Champion selected in first round of Big 3 draft
    The Big 3 draft took place on Monday evening and featured some notable names. In fact, former NBA Champion and Los Angeles Lakers star Metta World Peace was selected 9th overall in the first round and has joined the Trilogy. Your 2021 Round 1 picks! 👀 #BIG3IsBack @superdraftdfs @triller pic.twitter.com/KqDvtiWzi8 — BIG3 (@thebig3) June 15, […] The post Former Laker, NBA Champion selec...2021
  • • Dennis Schroder ‘almost guarantees’ Lakers repeat, per Metta Sandiford-Artest
    The Los Angeles Lakers acquired Dennis Schroder via trade during the offseason, and the veteran guard has worked wonders for the team thus far. Despite the Lakers only playing three games so far, Metta Sandiford-Artest (formerly Ron Artest and Metta World Peace) believes the addition of Schroder will result in the team repeating as champions. […] The post Dennis Schroder ‘almost guaran...2020
  • • Metta World Peace tells story about Kobe Bryant’s competitiveness in practice
    There’s nothing like a good Kobe Bryant practice story and who better to tell it than Metta World Peace. The NBA enforcer, who joined the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2009 as an unrestricted free agent, recently spoke about how fierce Bryant was in practices back in the day. Before he signed with […] The post Metta World Peace tells story about Kobe Bryant’s competitivenes...2020
  • • Metta World Peace reveals how he adapted from Kobe Bryant’s rival to his ally
    Before he joined the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2009, Metta World Peace had a fierce rivalry with Kobe Bryant. The two would always have intense battles whenever Kobe’s Lakers would take on World Peace’s Houston Rockets. So when the Lakers signed World Peace as an unrestricted free agent, some pundits around the […] The post Metta World Peace reveals how he adapted from ...2020
  • • Metta World Peace again campaigns for Knicks head coaching job
    Metta World Peace really wants to coach the New York Knicks. After David Fizdale’s firing on Friday, World Peace immediately took to Twitter to suggest himself for the vacant head coaching position. He promised to bring a “street mentality” back to the organization. No, this is almost certainly not going to happen, but it’s funny, and it definitely wouldn’t be boring. He even thinks he’d end up wi...2019
  • • Enes Kanter, Spencer Dinwiddie trade shots on Twitter
    It may be the NBA offseason, but the social media beef never really wanes all that much.That was on display Monday, when Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie and Knicks center Enes Kanter went at it on Twitter.It all started when Metta World Peace made a (rather bold) prediction for the 2018-19 season, stating that the Knicks and Pacers would meet in the Eastern Conference Finals. Dinwiddie got wind of it...2018
  • • Watch: Metta World Peace ejected from BIG3 game
    Metta World Peace is picking up right where he left off in the NBA.The retired swingman, who is now playing for the Killer 3s in Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league, was ejected from a game on Friday against the Trilogy team. World Peace let his frustration get the better of him after a whistle and punted the ball into space like Marquette King, leading to his ejection. He then waved to the crowd an...2018
  • • Metta World Peace says he was offered $35,000 to ‘throw a game’
    In light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision, sports betting has become a hot topic. Former NBA player Metta World Peace (AKA, Ron Artest), weighed in on the matter, as well, sharing a story about being approached by a gambler while at St. John’s.In a conversation with Yahoo! Sports, the former Artest shared a story of a gambler offering him a significant sum of money to throw a game.“I got app...2018
  • • Metta World Peace says he was approached multiple times to throw games while playing in college
    The man formerly known as Ron Artest said he was offered $35,000 one time to fix a game as a player at St. John's...2018

Metta World Peace stats and results

  • • LeBron James could be NBA’s first 40,000-point scorer, claims Metta World Peace
    Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James recently became only the third player in NBA history to join the prestigious 35,000 career points club. While that astonishing accomplishment is already quite the feat itself, Metta World Peace believes The King can score about 5,000 points more before he hangs up his sneakers for good. The retired […] The post LeBron James could be NBA’s first...2021
  • • Dennis Schroder ‘almost guarantees’ Lakers repeat, per Metta Sandiford-Artest
    The Los Angeles Lakers acquired Dennis Schroder via trade during the offseason, and the veteran guard has worked wonders for the team thus far. Despite the Lakers only playing three games so far, Metta Sandiford-Artest (formerly Ron Artest and Metta World Peace) believes the addition of Schroder will result in the team repeating as champions. […] The post Dennis Schroder ‘almost guaran...2020
  • • Metta World Peace explains why 2020 NBA Finals is ‘toughest’ ever
    The Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat had another tight skirmish in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. The result didn’t get settled until the final minute of the contest, with both teams refusing to budge. In the end, it was the Purple and Gold who eked out the hard-earned victory, […] The post Metta World Peace explains why 2020 NBA Finals is ‘toughest’ ever a...2020
  • • Stephen Jackson reveals Ron Artest’s ridiculous question after Malice at the Palace
    The “Malice in the Palace” is one of the most chaotic and darkest incidents to occur at an NBA game in the league’s history—and resulted in the largest collective punishments for a group of players for a singular incident. Yet, Ron Artest (now Metta World Peace) evidently didn’t quite grasp the seriousness of the incident, […] The post Stephen Jackson reveals Ron Arte...2020
  • • Thank You Mamba: From Those in the Arena
    What better way to end than with 60 points? All the emotions surface as we remember Kobe’s last game. From David Beckham to Adam Levine, James Worthy to Metta World Peace, all the stories are shared here....2020
  • Metta World Peace Predicts Knicks and Lakers Will Play in 2019 Finals
    • Metta World Peace Predicts Knicks and Lakers Will Play in 2019 Finals
    Metta World Peace has made some bold calls for the upcoming NBA season, including that the Knicks and Lakers will face off in the Finals and that L.A. will prevail, but Kristaps Porzingis will be named MVP of the series: @Lakers vs @nyknicks 2019 @NBA finals @Lakers win @kporzee gets mvp — Metta World Peace […] The post Metta World Peace Predicts Knicks and Lakers Will Play in 2019 Finals ap...2018
  • • Metta World Peace joins Master P in new co-ed basketball league
    Metta World Peace’s retirement from professional basketball apparently didn’t last too long. The artist formerly known as Ron Artest will now reportedly join on to take part in a new co-ed basketball league, created by none other than the great Master P. “Another big signing for Master P … who just locked up Metta World Peace to join his new co-ed basketball league,” TMZ Sports reported on Friday....2017
  • • World Peace Shines Through In Home Finale
    Metta World Peace scored a season-high 18 points, as the Lakers sent their home fans out with a victory....2017
  • • What tanking? Metta World Peace scores 18 in possible final home NBA game
    Lakers' fans loved it....2017
  • • Brandon Ingram Has Started Turning the Corner for Los Angeles Lakers
    2017

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  • • Metta World Peace recalls epic ‘killer’ moment from Kobe Bryant
    The relationship between Metta World Peace and the late Kobe Bryant was a classic case of once bitter foes turning into close friends. Before he re-branded himself as MWP, the infamous trouble-maker known as Ron Artest had his many run-ins with the NBA All-Time great in the mid-2000s. That rivalry was squashed the moment World […] The post Metta World Peace recalls epic ‘killer’ ...2020
  • • Metta World Peace’s craziest moments post-Malice at the Palace
    Shortly after that infamous “Malice in the Palace” incident in 2004, Metta World Peace (who started his NBA career as Ron Artest) tried to turn a new leaf and tone down his old ways. Even before his involvement in the most shocking brawl in NBA history, MWP already had a menacing reputation that followed him […] The post Metta World Peace’s craziest moments post-Malice at the Palace ap...2020
  • • Metta World Peace thinks LaVar Ball should be an NBA head coach
    One of basketball’s most colorful personalities is vouching for another. In an interview this week with TMZ Sports, retired former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace spoke on controversial figure LaVar Ball and gave an interesting take on what the future might hold for the Big Baller. “I love LaVar, he should be a coach one day,” said World Peace. “Coach college, coach his kids, coach the pros somewhe...2019
  • Metta World Peace Finally Explains Why He Pulled Paul Pierce’s Shorts Down
    • Metta World Peace Finally Explains Why He Pulled Paul Pierce’s Shorts Down
    Metta World Peace had a number of infamous moments over the course of his 18-year NBA career, but there’s one... »...2018
  • • Popcorn Machine: Final Week of the Season
    Heading into the final week of the season, the Lakers have strung together a four-game winning streak. Mike Trudell and Joey Ramirez discuss how the team can finish strong and react to an electric victory over Minnesota that saw big moments from D’Angelo Russell and Metta World Peace....2017
  • • Wizards rookie Sheldon McClellan legally changes his name to Sheldon Mac
    On the off chance you’re a Wizards fan who purchased a Sheldon McClellan jersey this season, you’re going to want a refund.McClellan, a Washington rookie, revealed Wednesday that over the All-Star break he returned home to Houston and legally changed his name to Sheldon Mac.According to Chase Hughes of CSN Mid-Atlantic, McClellan made the change because his given name came from his father, with wh...2017
  • • Metta World Peace at peace with The Palace
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Back at The Palace for perhaps the final time, Metta World Peace recalled the moment that landed him in basketball infamy....2017
  • • Metta Metta World Peace reminisces in final visit to The Palace: ‘I have no choice but to laugh about it now’
    Back at The Palace for perhaps the final time, Metta World Peace recalled the moment that landed him in basketball infamy....2017
  • • When Focused, Julius Randle Is Los Angeles Lakers' Best Player
    2017
  • • WATCH: Lakers Holiday Party 2016: Sledding, Snowball Fights & Fun!
    The Los Angeles Lakers all came out to the party for 100 kids from LA's Best for the holiday party! Metta World Peace and Jordan Clarkson have a snowball fight. Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson race down the sled. Thomas Robinson video bombs. Rookie Brandon Ingram takes pictures as Santa Claus for all the kids. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? http...2016

Top Metta World Peace news

  • • Can Metta World Peace Actually Help the Los Angeles Lakers?
    2015
  • • Lakers Sign Metta World Peace
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Metta World Peace....2015
  • • Russell Keys Lakers' First Victory
    D'Angelo Russell scored 16 points, while Metta World Peace energized the Lakers' defense in their first win of the season....2015
  • • Metta World Peace: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent SF
    2015
  • • MWP Brings Veteran Presence
    Metta World Peace joins the Lakers, here's what he brings to the table....2015
  • • Metta World Peace Says the NBA is ‘No Longer a Man’s Game’
    2015
  • • Metta World Peace With Five Fouls in One Minute and Ejected in Italian League (VIDEO)
    2015
  • • Report: Metta World Peace to Become an Assistant Coach for the Lakers
    2015
  • • Metta World Peace to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction
    2015
  • • Metta World Peace Says Fans Are 'Horny' for Kobe Bryant
    2015
  • • Metta World Peace Reveals He's Now Pals with Malice at the Palace Beer-Thrower
    2014
  • • Metta World Peace Comments on Style of Play in Today's NBA
    2015
  • • Metta World Peace Reportedly Close to One-Year Deal With the Lakers
    2015
  • • Lakers Fall Despite 3-Point Outburst
    Metta World Peace and Nick Young combined for nine of L.A.'s 11 3-pointers, but Miami still prevailed....2015

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  • • Metta World Peace reminds Lakers fans about the value of Kyle Kuzma
    Retired NBA player Metta World Peace came to the defense of Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma, who has been the subject of criticisms for his inconsistent showing in the 2020 playoffs. World Peace, a former Lakers player himself, stressed how valuable Kuz is to LA’s system — particularly his fit alongside the team’s two […] The post Metta World Peace reminds Lakers fans...2020
  • • Exclusive: Metta World Peace addresses claims of becoming New York Knicks coach
    With the NBA’s 22-team format approved, the New York Knicks have wrapped up their seventh straight season without a playoff appearance, tied for the longest stretch in franchise history. The Knicks haven’t been particularly competitive throughout this stretch either, averaging just 26 wins per season. One guy who desperately wants to save the Knicks is […] The post Exclusive: Met...2020
  • • Enes Kanter, Spencer Dinwiddie trade shots on Twitter
    2018
  • • 2018 BIG3 Basketball League: Rosters, schedule, dates, new players, times, TV info, live stream
    Players such as Amar'e Stoudemire, Metta World Peace and Baron Davis have signed on for the league's second season...2018
  • • BIG3 Basketball League 2018: Rosters, schedule, new players, times, dates, TV channels, live stream
    Players such as Amar'e Stoudemire, Metta World Peace and Baron Davis have signed on for the league's second season...2018
  • • 2018 BIG3 Basketball League: Rosters, schedule, new players, dates, times, TV channels, live stream
    Players such as Amar'e Stoudemire, Metta World Peace and Baron Davis have signed on for the league's second season...2018
  • • Metta World Peace hired by G-League team as assistant coach
    Metta World Peace’s NBA career may appear to be over, but the artist formerly known as “Ron Artest” apparently didn’t want to be away from the game of basketball for long.World Peace was hired by the South Bay Lakers on Monday, and he’ll join the team as a player development coach.The team is set to begin its 2017-18 campaign, and training camp opens on Tuesday, so the timing here makes sense. He’...2017
  • • Walton, World Peace Talk Lakers-Celtics Rivalry
    Luke Walton and Metta World Peace reflected on the roles in the Lakers-Celtics rivalry while keeping their thoughts on the upcoming matchup between the teams....2017
  • • Brandon Ingram Has Started Turning the Corner for Los Angeles Lakers
    2017
  • • NBA's New CBA May Help Lakers Keep Young Talent, Hurt Chances of Acquiring Star
    2016

Metta World Peace rumors, scandals

  • • Metta World Peace’s shocking Malice at the Palace revelation 17 years later
    2021
  • • Metta World Peace’s craziest moments post-Malice at the Palace
    2020
  • • Metta World Peace says Drake should coach the Raptors
    The Toronto Raptors are in the market for a new head coach after firing Dwane Casey following a 59-win regular season. It’s somewhat shocking to see the team make this move after the most successful season in franchise history.It’s equally odd to hear the Raptors explain their decision following the firing (more on that here).If Toronto wanted to make an impact hire outside of the obvious names, f...2018
  • • Time for the Los Angeles Lakers to Discover Who They Really Are
    2016
  • • Metta World Peace Says He Was Sexually Assaulted By Ghost At Haunted Hotel
    So joking about sexual assault isn’t cool. At all. Ever. But then there’s this: Metta World Peace, the 36-year-old Los... ...2016
  • • Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram's Role, Player Options and More
    2016
  • • Blueprint for Solving LA Lakers' Woes at Center and Wing
    2016
  • • 3 Goals the LA Lakers Must Accomplish Before Season's End
    2016
  • • Metta World Peace Playing Unlikely Wingman Role for Kobe Bryant Yet Again
    2016
  • • Houston Rockets Defense Continues to Be Glaring Issue and Monday NBA Takeaways
    2015

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