David Stern said Wednesday the elbow that Metta World Peace used to give James Harden a concussion was “recklessly thrown” and the Los Angeles Lakers forward’s history absolutely weighed into the suspension.
Metta World Peace, the Los Angeles Laker formerly known as Ron Artest, is speaking out about his seven-game suspension for elbowing Oklahoma City’s James Harden.
Metta World Peace has been suspended for seven games without pay for elbowing Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the NBA has announced.
Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is teaming up with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to encourage students to utilize mental health services.
Ron Artest used to be maybe the best defender in basketball. He used to be a pretty great scorer too. But as skills tend to do, he’s slipped as he’s gotten older. At 32, that’s a pretty good excuse as to why maybe the man now known as Metta World Peace isn’t quite the ball stopper he once was.
It started with Jackson tweeting Artest/World Peace, “Hey @MettaWorldPeace you a beast on the court… we can box a few rounds for charity.” And wouldn’t you know it, Artest/World Peace seems to have accepted.
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Lakers forward Ron Artest is now “Metta World Peace” after he appeared before a judge Friday to officially change his name. Artest filed a petition with the Los Angeles Superior Court to […]
The Goodman, Melo and Drew Leagues are getting all the pub for good summer hoops featuring NBA players. But one hidden gem (or gym) to catch a number of NBA players getting in some run is at UCLA.
About a month ago, word came out that Ron Artest was in talks to join next season’s cast of “Dancing with the Stars.” It was mostly rumor and with his pending deal to go to England for soap opera and/or basketball work, it seemed a bit unlikely.
Ron Artest’s bid to become Metta World Peace has been delayed.
Basically, it’s an insurance issue for the Cheshire Jets. The small English club is having trouble getting the needed insurance to support Artest playing for them. And without it, there’s no way Artest plays for them.
Ron Artest sort of, kind of officially signed to play in England with the Cheshire Jets. But as you might expect, there could be some complications involved in the deal. The most important being money.
Ron Artest said he was going to play in England. No one believed him, not even his agent. Artest was adamant though, in the same way Artest is adamant about anything (which means he constantly contradicts himself and spins riddles, much like the Cheshire Cat. Now it certainly looks like Artest will have the last laugh.
First, he was playing in Finland. Then he wasn’t. Then he was playing in England. Then he wasn’t. Now, he’s playing in England again. The Metta World Peace international basketball watch drags on. Via the Chester Chronicle, Cheshire director Pete Hawkins said a deal is in place for Artest to play for his team.
TMZ reports that Ron Artestis in discussions to join the cast of popular television gameshow “Dancing with the Stars” as a contestant: