The NBA star formerly known as Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, will be playing his basketball in China this season. Expanding on the hilarious yet philanthropical news that his Chinese name henceforth is “The Panda’s Friend,” World Peace has released a signature shoe featuring, you guessed it, Pandas. Read More »
Manny Pacquiao is the owner of the Kia Sorentos, an expansion team in the Philippine Basketball Association. He wants to recruit a high profile player to his team, and is targeting Metta World Peace. Read More »
Earlier this week, Metta World Peace finalized a deal with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. It appears Metta has chosen a new name for his tenure in China, and it’s almost as bonkers as Metta World Peace.
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After 11 weeks of stellar basketball at the Drew League, 28 teams have been narrowed down to 16 who have earned their place in the knockout format of the playoffs. Already 15 of the 16 playoff spots have been determined as the Drew entered its final week of regular season action. But that did extinguish the the always competitive and explosive play that went down in Week 11. Read More »
/ Jun 18, 2014 / 9:30 am
A few years ago, Jimmy Kimmel pranked Metta World Peace with a fake animal shelter. They had so much fun, they’re doing it again, enlisting the help of Metta’s friend Amar’e Stoudemire. This prank might have been even better…Metta calls 911! Read More »
If you’re the schadenfreude sort, you should still hold your tongue. Patrick Beverley, the pest of a point guard for the Rockets â€” who has annoyed everyone from Russell Westbrook to Blazers stud Damian Lillard – left last night’s game against the Sixers with what was reported at the time as a sprained knee. But Yahoo Sports reports Beverley has torn his meniscus and is listed as out “indefinitely.” Read More »
/ Mar 21, 2014 / 1:15 pm
Since agreeing to a buyout with the Knicks in February, Metta World Peace hasn’t been signed by another team as a free agent. His brother has intimated he might have an interest in joining Detroit, but so far he’s still unsigned. While looking for the next team he can help, since his attempts at leadership with the Knicks went unappreciated, Peace found some time to dance with the Jabbawokeez with an assist from Cookie Monster.
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/ Feb 27, 2014 / 11:15 am
The NBA Playoffs are still a good two months away, but that doesn’t mean teams haven’t begun preparing and planning their rosters for the home stretch. Why? March 1 marks the last day a player can be waived and still sign with a new team and be eligible to play in the playoffs (players who have yet to play in the NBA this season have until the final day of the regular season to sign with a playoff team). Read More »
Metta World Peace let the world know on Twitter today that his agent was working on a buyout from the Knicks. He has nothing but love for his hometown of New York and Knicks fans in general, but remained largely mum about the reasons he’s decided to seek a buyout. His brother, Daniel Artest, wasn’t so covert. Daniel Artest has been lobbing grenades at the Knicks organization on his own Twitter account, calling out coach Mike Woodson, the Knicks PR department, and the organization as a whole secure in the knowledge his brother is done in New York’s blue and orange. Read More »
During Oklahoma State’s 65-61 loss at Texas Tech on Saturday, super sophomore point guard Marcus Smart was assessed a technical with a few seconds remaining after pushing a Texas Tech fan. Following the conclusion of the game, Smart said the fan, supposed “No. 1 Texas Tech fan” Jeff Orr, used a racial slur, which precipitated his reaction. Orr claims otherwise, but admitted he felt bad about what he said. Read More »