The Lakers have officially amnestied Metta World Peace, according to ESPN. The move means the team is getting approximately $14 million in savings this season. Even with Kobe Bryant doing what he could do, tweeting that the team should keep Queensbridge around for one more run at a ring, MWP is now free to sign with other teams once he clears waivers. Read More »
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Metta Wold Peace is about as lovable a Laker as you’ll find on this Lakers roster, but despite only making $7.7 million next season, his contract would increase the Lakers’ luxury tax payments to over $22 million, reports Eric Pincus at the Los Angeles Times. That inflated sum, after the NBA revealed it’s salary cap and luxury tax lines, is why they’ll probably amnesty him sometime this week. Metta had a typically meta reaction to the news on Twitter. Read More »
We all have a hometown. Whether you loved it or couldn’t wait to leave it, it’s a part of who you are. There’s something about your hometown that just sticks with you, whether it’s the people you meet, the lessons you learn, or the sheer pride you might have for it. Read More »
Maybe one of the (many) reasons that Metta World Peace had been soooo out of the loop on the Dwight Howard saga was because his days in a Lakers uni were numbered. Read More »
Remember when Metta World Peace proclaimed that he would physically prevent Dwight Howard from leaving the Lakers? He did not do a very good job … to the point where he didn’t even know that Dwight had decided to become a Rocket.
Check out this TMZ video of Metta and his girl getting ambushed on the street with the Dwight news: Read More »
If Dwight Howard leaves Los Angeles this summer, he’ll likely end up in Houston. Speculation is increasing that the Rockets are a viable threat to steal Superman away from Hollywood. The only problem is Metta World Peace says he won’t let his big man go… like, he literally won’t let him go. Read More »
Pro wrestling is fake. It is as fake as Game of Thrones and The Godfather and Les Misérables and every other form of non-reality entertainment.
Every pro wrestling fan over the age of 10 understands this, and still you can’t bring up wrestling in mixed company without somebody asking, “You know it’s fake, right?” like they’re doing you a favor. Read More »
The NBA Finals have given us a lot. Spectacular finishes. Legendary performances. Bill Russell. Magic Johnson. Tim Duncan. But it’s not always the big trophies and the ESPN specials that we remember. What about the lighter moments? Read More »