Metta World Peace RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers’ Thomas Robinson, Metta World Peace to have guaranteed contracts

    Inside Socal "As the Lakers aim to develop their young roster, they have decided to retain an emerging young forward and a veteran fan favorite. The Lakers plan to keep reserve forwards Thomas Robinson and Metta World Peace past Jan. 10 when their one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum becomes..." January 08

  • Profane Metta World Peace: Carmelo-Phil feud what stuffy Knicks need

    New York Post "Lakers forward Metta World Peace believes the Carmelo Anthony-Phil Jackson verbal war was great for the Knicks franchise because he feels the Garden culture is “so tense” and needs “controversy.” World Peace said he loved that Anthony never “backed down’’ from the Zen Master. The always..." December 11

  • Lakers' Metta World Peace tells teammates 'not to be entitled'

    Orange County Register "The Lakers’ frustration mounted through losses, missed calls and debilitating injuries. Fatigue settled in as the Lakers completed a four-game trip in five days that included two sets of back-to-backs. Mindful those variables factored into their recent struggles, veteran forward Metta World..." December 06

  • Metta World Peace goes on bizarre Twitter rant about liking racist jokes

    Sportress of Blogitude "Metta World Peace of course is one of the more eccentric personalities to ever play in the NBA. The Los Angeles Lakers veteran also has a tendency to tweet some off-the-wall things from time to time. But on Thursday, MWP took his unique world view to another level with a bizarre Twitter rant about..." November 04

  • Metta World Peace Blames Himself For Pacers Not Winning Title

    Black Sports Online "The Indiana Pacers have had a good run as a franchise of late, and when people think of championship potential, they usually refer to recent teams with Paul George, David West and company battling the Heat. The guy formerly known as Ron Artest is reflecting on what could have been after the..." November 02

  • Lakers interested in hiring World Peace as assistant coach

    ESPN "The odds are against Metta World Peace making the Los Angeles Lakers' Opening Night roster, but the Lakers have interest in keeping the veteran forward around as an assistant coach if they can't make room for him as an active player, according to league sources. Sources told that World..." October 21

  • The Time Coach Mike Brown Nearly Had to Fight Metta World Peace

    San Jose Mercury News "This was back when Metta World Peace was still named Ron Artest, the 24-year-old, unstable version. Mike Brown, the Indiana Pacers new, young, 33-year-old assistant, was still learning the volatile quirks of his new player. Brown remembers a road trip to New York City. The plane landed and..." October 20

  • Entering 17th NBA season, Metta World Peace says he wants to play 20

    Pro Basketball Talk "Metta World Peace is a longshot to make the Lakers roster this season. Los Angeles already has 14 guaranteed contracts plus the very team friendly deal of Yi Jianlian, who has looked good in camp and will almost certainly make the roster. That makes 15, the max the Lakers could carry into the..." October 09

  • Metta World Peace thinks newborn babies cry because they want candy

    Black Sports Online "Lakers veteran forward Metta World Peace is filling the quote machine already and the NBA season hasn’t even officially begun. During a media session at Lakers training camp World Peace was asked if the team was enjoying camp. MWP went off on a tangent and referenced babies coming out of the womb..." October 03