@BR_NBA no way in the world I am retiring. I'm too good. Last year I had a consistent pre-season. I can't control what a coach does!
New York Post "Former Knick Ron Artest’s baby mama is calling foul, charging the baller with being a deadbeat dad. The NBA star, now named Metta World Peace, is refusing to pay his son’s Brooklyn private-school tuition, according to a new lawsuit by the boy’s mother. Jeron Artest, 13, won a coveted spot at..." April 10
CBSSports.com "Metta World Peace joined his hometown Knicks after being waived by the Lakers last summer and thought it would be the fitting end to his career he deserved. Another title run, help show the Knicks championship-level leadership, make some money, the works. Instead, he was injured, then fell out of..." March 27
New York Post "It was equivalent to a job interview. Metta World Peace, who lives in Beverly Hills, ran up to Phil Jackson’s Staples Center suite during halftime from his courtside seat for a chat Tuesday night during the Knicks’ 127-96 blowout loss to the Lakers. World Peace is more than a month removed from..." March 27
CBSSports.com "The Knicks officially bought out the contracts of guard Beno Udrih and forward Metta World Peace Monday, then officially waived them. From the Knicks' release: “We are disappointed that it did not work out for Beno and Metta here in New York,” Mills said. “We thank them for their contributions..." February 25
Thank NYC for everything. Thanks for having me I will always be grateful... My agent is working on a buyout. No disrespect to the city Luv U
New York Post "Thanks for signing up, guys. Former Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald brought in five new players last offseason via free-agent signings – with defense-oriented forward Metta World Peace and point guard Beno Udrih by far the most important. (Jeremy Tyler, Cole Aldrich, Toure’ Murry were..." February 13
New York Post "The record is 11 games south of mediocre. The Knicks have been on an Injury of the Day plan all season it seems. Depending on the source, Mike Woodson’s job life expectancy is anywhere from an hour-and-a-half ago to days to weeks. And yet on Monday, there was talk of the playoffs by players —..." February 11
New York Post "Metta World Peace is in Knicks coach Mike Woodson’s doghouse and he’s unsure why. After returning from a blood-spinning procedure on Jan. 24, World Peace has seen little time in the rotation and now is open to getting traded, according to a league source. After spending his career wanting to be..." February 08
ESPN.com "Metta World Peace isn’t demanding playing time. But he wants everyone to know he can still play if called upon. “I still can score, still put people on the block … I can still play and that’s all I focus on, is playing,” World Peace said on Friday. “I don’t coach, I play. Whether I get 0.8..." January 26
New York Post "Metta World Peace said he’s already feeling the good effects from the platelet-rich plasma (PRP) blood-spinning procedure he underwent on his knees Monday. World Peace, who has played just two games since Dec. 21 because of an arthritic left knee, said he plans to return to the Knicks lineup in..." January 08
New York Post "Metta World Peace said one of the reasons he has decided on a blood-spinning therapy known as platelet-rich-plasma Jan. 6 is because it was recommended by a handful of players, including Amar’e Stoudemire. Stoudemire never has publicly revealed he had PRP on his knees, but World Peace said it’s..." January 01
USA Today "The never-ending soap opera that is the 2013-14 New York Knicks took yet another turn on Friday when reports surfaced that owner James Dolan addressed the entire team and told them that nobody would be traded, and that head coach Mike Woodson’s job was safe. Metta World Peace had an interesting..." December 28
Carmelo (ankle), World Peace (knee) & Felton (groin) are listed on the #Knicks injury board.
ESPN New York "Metta World Peace sat out of Saturday's game against Memphis with a left knee issue that may keep him out for an extended period. The veteran forward said before Saturday's game he's unsure if he can play Monday against Orlando. "I just have to take some time. We’ll see how long," he said...." December 21
New York Post "Metta World Peace said he knew going to New York would be “an adventure’’ and it is living up to the billing. The Queensbridge product has not only found himself out of the rotation but has found himself mentioned in trade talks that could send him to Toronto in a package for point guard Kyle..." December 14
New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire was out and Metta World Peace was in Friday night. The only thing the Knicks lost was seeing Stoudemire play in a back-to-back scenario for the first time this season. World Peace, who before the Knicks’ 121-83 systematic beatdown of the Magic said his early season..." December 07
Metta said the reported argument between he and Kenyon was over pasta. He said Kenyon likes shell pasta and he likes elbow pasta.
ESPN New York "Kenyon Martin and Metta World Peace got into a "heated" verbal argument during a Knicks workout prior to Sunday's game against the Pelicans, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The two veteran forwards did not come to blows, but the back and forth was described as "intense"..." December 02
Raymond Felton still out, Metta World Peace back, Amare out vs Pacers
Metta World Peace doubtful for tomorrow.
#Knicks say Metta World Peace is out tonight with a sore left knee. Chris Smith is active.
New York Post "Metta World Peace is proud of his 33-year-old body that is entering its 14th season in the NBA. Talk to him and it is clear he has spent too much time admiring himself in the mirror. “My body is amazing,” he told The Post. He was serious, too. “When girls look at my body, they’re like ‘Wow.’..." October 30
New York Post "Carmelo Anthony got a good chuckle at tough guy Tyler Hansbrough’s meek reaction Monday night when he realized which character he was jostling against. And Anthony commended his new teammate Metta World Peace for still having the juice at age 33 to play the part of enforcer and not losing his..." October 23
New York Post "It was the world according to Metta World Peace yesterday as he philosophized the Knicks haven’t played smart enough to win a championship the past 40 years. World Peace said this current edition may have the intelligence to finally break the Knicks’ title drought that began after they won the..." October 04
New York Post "After word spread around the Internet Metta World Peace might be changing his name again ahead of playing for the Knicks next season the man himself took to his Twitter account to squash the idea. “Don’t believe anyone who said I’m changing my name again” World Peace tweeted. “I am letting fans..." July 27
New York Post "An identity crisis for the man formerly known as Ron Artest? New Knicks forward Metta World Peace, who changed his name from Artest two years ago, is embarking on a stand up comedy tour this summer, according to a photo of a poster he tweeted Friday. The ad reads “Metta World Peace presents,”..." July 20
New York Post "Metta World Peace wanted the challenge next season of breaking a 41-year championship drought, wanted the Big Apple, wanted to retire a Knick. The former Ron Artest is coming home. World Peace agreed to become a Knick yesterday in Las Vegas, agreeing to terms on a two-year deal. It’s the..." July 16
ESPN.com "Metta World Peace wants to play for the New York Knicks, according to a person close to the veteran small forward. World Peace cleared waivers late Sunday afternoon, making him an unrestricted free agent. A source told ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst that the Knicks, who can offer him part of their..." July 15
Yahoo! Sports "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 is a player option, a source told Y! Sports. World Peace and his agents met with Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald and..." July 15
Metta World Peace has cleared waivers and become a free agent, league source tells Y! Sports.
Metta World Peace spoke with Yao Ming today about playing for Shanghai. Knicks still 1st choice but Sharks intrigue MWP
Source close to Metta just told me MWP definitely wants to play for Knicks. Clippers fairly distant 2nd, China 3rd
New York Post "Take it with a grain of salt. That’s the message from agent Doug Davis in response to Metta World Peace’s remarks Friday he’s done with the NBA, done with his dream of playing at the Garden and has China or arena football in his future plans. When told World Peace sounded serious, Davis told..." July 14
New York Daily News "Metta World Peace says he wants to continue his playing career in China or try his hand at coaching, and if those don’t work there is always Arena Football. The one thing World Peace claims he doesn’t want to do is play in the NBA, which would end the idea of the player formerly known as Ron..." July 13
New York Post "Mike Woodson said Knicks fans should preach patience as they wait for Peace. It’s official! Metta World Peace, the former Ron Artest, was waived via the amnesty rule Thursday night by the Lakers, partially paving the way for him to finally come home and become a Knick. A lot of chips have to..." July 12
ESPN.com "The Los Angeles Lakers released Metta World Peace via the amnesty clause on Thursday night. "It's tough to say goodbye to a player such as Metta, who has been a significant part of our team the past four seasons. For anyone who's had the opportunity to get to know him, it's impossible not to..." July 11
Lakers make it official and announce they've released Metta World Peace via amnesty clause. This season's amnesty deadline is July 16
New York Post "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..." July 10
ESPN New York "Morales said World Peace would be "upset" if the Lakers amnesty him, and that he would even consider retirement if any team with room to fit him under the salary cap claimed him off waivers. Those teams would have the first opportunity to claim him. "If the Lakers do amnesty him, he might want..." July 09
Sweet a guy as he is, @MettaWorldPeace will be waived via amnesty by Lakers to save about $30 million, barring some late change.
Los Angeles Times "Metta World Peace has decided to stick with the Lakers. Now, will the Lakers stick with Metta World Peace? According to a team spokesman, the veteran forward informed the team (through his agent Marc Cornstein) on Tuesday that he intends not to opt out of the final year of his contract at $7.7..." June 25
ESPN.com "Metta World Peace won't opt out of the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to his agent, Marc Cornstein. World Peace had until Tuesday to exercise the early termination option on his contract, and the veteran forward had publicly discussed the possibility of doing..." June 25
L.A. Daily News "Metta World Peace sounded chatty and in a relaxed mood, the product of his surgically repaired left knee healing, promoting a children’s book and feeling refreshed from an otherwise disappointing season. Even with uncertainty lingering in the air about his Lakers future, World Peace has avoided..." June 05
No changes to injured Lakers guys: Nash, Blake, World Peace, Meeks and, of course, Kobe all out today.
It's official: No Nash, no Metta World Peace, no Blake, no Meeks for Sunday's Laker game.