LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Lakers will sign free agent forward Metta World Peace to a one-year contract.

World Peace is 35 and will enter his 15th season in the NBA.

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During his career, World Peace has averaged 13.8 points per game, 2.0 rebounds per game and 0.8 steals per game.

While he has been out of the NBA for a year, World Peace has been working out with the team often and has impressed management with his ability to mentor the younger players.

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World Peace played four seasons with the Lakers from 2009-13 and was critical in the Lakers’ 2010 championship. Los Angeles amnestied World Peace after the 2012-13 season.

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