Ron Artest

Ron Artest

Artest Heading To England To Play For Chesire Jets

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.


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Ron Artest To Play In England, Take Two?

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.


Ron Artest #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers gets ready to take on the Golden State Warriors on April 6, 2011 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Artest In Talks With ‘Dancing With The Stars’

TMZ reports that Ron Artestis in discussions to join the cast of popular television gameshow “Dancing with the Stars” as a contestant:



Griffin, Love, Artest Are Lockout Professionals

The lockout is a major bummer for a lot of people. Especially employees of NBA teams that don’t have millions of dollars to fall back on but get laid off. So it’s not really all that funny.


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Lakers’ Ron Artest Honored By LA County Board Of Supervisors

Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest was honored Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for his work in raising awareness of mental health issues.


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Ron Artest, Soul Man? ‘Metta World Peace’ Shares Locker Room Playlist

Even one of basketball’s most hard-nosed defenders apparently has a soft and sensitive side.


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Ron Artest Changing Legal Name To ‘Metta World Peace’

Ron Artest has never had a problem changing things. Never had a problem doing big, bold things. He’s changed his number from 15 to 93 to 37 to back to 15. He’s changed teams multiple times. Heck, he’s changed personalities.


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Artest Suspended For Game 3 For Clothesline On Barea

Lakers forward Ron Artest has been suspended from Game 3 of Los Angeles’ second-round series against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.


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Lakers Outlast Suns In Triple OT, 139-137

Kobe Bryant scored 42 points, Ron Artest got five of his 18 points in the final 2 minutes of the third overtime, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Phoenix Suns for a 139-137 victory Tuesday night.


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Lakers Take On Hawks Looking For 8th Straight Win

The Los Angeles Lakers stumbled into the All-Star break on a three-game losing streak but returned with an emphatic victory over the Atlanta Hawks.


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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Says Trade Unlikely

General manager Mitch Kupchak says the Los Angeles Lakers are unlikely to make any trades before next week’s deadline, even after a humiliating defeat in Cleveland before the All-Star break.


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Artest Advocates Mental Health Help In Visit To DC

Ron Artest is speaking out in favor of more mental health services for schools.



Lakers React To Their Worst Loss Of The Year

Phil Jackson: Ron Artest: Andrew Bynum: Lamar Odom:


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Melo-Bynum Deal Is Still ‘Long Way From Being Made’

The Lakers and Nuggets have achieved some traction with recent trade discussions involving Andrew Bynum and Carmelo Anthony, two people with knowledge of the talks told Tuesday.


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Balanced Lakers Cruise Past Nuggets

Kobe Bryant blasted the Denver crowd by day and quieted it at night.