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  • Metta World Peace agrees to two-year contract with Knicks

    07/15/2013 1:56:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 07/15/2013 | BY FRANK ISOLA
    Metta World Peace agreed to a two-year deal with the Knicks, 14 years after the club passed him over in the NBA draft. World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest of Queensbridge, reportedly accepted the remaining portion of the Knicks mini mid-level which will pay him $1.6 million this year. World Peace, who played at St. John's, was released by the Lakers via the amnesty clause.
  • Metta World Peace suspended one game for Pistons altercation

    02/05/2013 11:30:36 AM PST · by EveningStar · 13 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 5, 2013 | Eric Pincus
    The NBA on Tuesday gave Lakers forward Metta World Peace a one-game suspension for an altercation with Brandon Knight of the Detroit Pistons.
  • NBA suspends Metta World Peace 7 games

    04/25/2012 12:50:21 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 39 replies
    Sun Times ^ | 04/25/2012 | GREG BEACHAM
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Metta World Peace harmed much more than his own tattered reputation when he viciously elbowed Oklahoma City’s James Harden in the head. The Los Angeles Lakers troublemaker also deprived his team of his services as their starting small forward and defensive stopper for at least six playoff games while he serves his 10th suspension in the past decade. The NBA suspended World Peace for seven games on Tuesday for the inexplicable blow that gave Harden a concussion, keeping the former Ron Artest sidelined for most of the first postseason round. World Peace was ejected from Sunday’s...
  • Ron Artest Officially Changes Name to "Metta World Peace"

    09/16/2011 11:11:59 AM PDT · by kik5150 · 54 replies ^ | 09/16/2011 | KTLA News
    If you see Lakers basketball forward Ron Artest on the street, you can officially call him "Metta World Peace." The NBA star's publicist says the name change takes effect Friday. It's apparently something the basketball star has wanted to do for a while. "Ron Artest, (World Peace) has contemplated the name change for years and always knew that he wanted his last name to be World Peace but it took many years of research and soul searching to find a first name that was both personally meaningful and inspirational," his publicist told CNN. A judge recently put the name change...