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  1. Ex-NBA star Metta World Peace to play in PBA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | ABS-CBN News

    ... however, if the former NBA star will be joining any local team when he arrives in Manila. World Peace was born Ron Artest before he legally changed his name to Metta World Peace. The 6-foot-7 forward is now in the process of changing his name to The ...


  2. Indiana Pacers Fans Booing Lance Stephenson Is SurprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... to make the city look good on TV. That was a big issue with the Pacers in the post-brawl world. Lance is hardly Ron Artest , though I suppose I see how some fans might draw parallels. The last straw with Artest for a lot of fans was that after all ...


  3. The Malice at the Palace: Indiana Pacers-Detroit Pistons infamous basketbrawl 10 years ago...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Indiana Pacers' Ron Artest is led off the court after a brawl near the end of the game against the Detroit Pistons in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Nov. 19, 2004. Artest and teammate Stephen Jackson charged into the crowd and fought with fans in the final minute of the game, forcing an early end to the Pacers' 97-82 victory over the Pistons.


  4. Ten Years After NBA's Malice At The Palace, Fines For Flopping More Common Than For FightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 |

    ... 2004 NBA crown). With Indiana comfortably ahead in the final minute, a hard foul by their resident protagonist, Ron Artest, on Detroit's Ben Wallace led to a multi-player melee that wound up spilling into the stands after a fan threw a drink at ...


  5. Was Metta World Peace Too Honest for New York Knicks?Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Sports Media 101

    ... focus on last years team. Last season marked the return of a prodigal son. Metta World Peace , formally known as Ron Artest , was the biggest off-season signing by the New York Knicks. He was suppose to bring toughness, defense and three-point ...


  6. Nets' Deron Williams is healthy again and his numbers are climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Newsday

    ... my injuries, I didn't feel like anybody could stop me one-on-one," Williams said. "I've had Bruce Bowen on me; Ron Artest has guarded me when we played the Lakers in the playoffs. I just feel like if you put one person on me, it's going to be hard ...


  7. Metta World Peace Has A Bizarre Explanation For Why He Turned Down NBA Offers To Play In ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Metta World Peace just started his first season playing basketball in China for the Sichuan Blue Whales and if he has his way it will be his last. The artist formerly known as Ron Artest was a guest on "The Dan Patrick Show" when he was asked why he's playing in China at the age of 34. His answer is a bit convoluted, but basically it comes down to two things: 1) he always wanted to play in China; and 2) being a team player the last few years has ruined his game and he wants to fix that so he can come back to the NBA as an offensive threat.


  8. Even The Panda's Friend Felt Badly For The Lakers On Opening NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    ... , and even he felt bad for his old team as they were getting run over. Here's hoping the artist formally known as Ron Artest signs with LA in midseason, changes his name to The Lakers' Friend, and leads the team to the playoffs.


  9. Kobe Bryant's Search to Rediscover Self Will Define Success or Failure of SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... protective sleeve over his bum right knee this preseason. He has felt spry enough to come out like a latter-day Ron Artest at each opening tip, flying around and trying to set an attacking defensive tone for his undermanned young team. Perhaps he's ...


  10. Did the Lakers Waive the Wrong Player in Jabari Brown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Lake Show Life

    ... about it was, Nik Stauskas took quite the hit off of Brown's shoulder. Something about that drive seems very Ron Artest-like. According to, Jabari Brown stands at 6'3 (without shoes) with a wingspan over 6'8. He has a chiseled frame ...


  11. Steve Nash Was A Jerry Buss Ride-or-Die GambleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Lake Show Life

    ... Valde Divac for 17 year old Kobe Bryant . He traded Shaquille O'Neal for Lamar Odom and Brian Grant . He chose Ron Artest over Trevor Ariza . He traded for Dwight Howard . So Dr. Buss was used to gambling and trusting his instincts and in 2012 ...


  12. What Paul George Means to the Indiana PacersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Hardwood Paroxysm

    ... Bender, Danny Granger - but all have been short-circuited by injury, a shallow development curve, or both. Even Ron Artest, the most infamous name in Pacers' history was more guts and effort than talent or skill. Paul George matters to the Pacers ...


  13. Michael Beasley to Shanghai Sharks: Latest Contract Details, Reaction, AnalysisRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... chance. So he'll head to China, where he should feature more prominently for the Sharks. The league also features Ron Artest (aka Metta World Peace, aka The Pandas Friend ).


  14. Boys' basketball: Ron Artest III is set to play for PalisadesRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    The powerful Western League, dominated by Fairfax and Westchester, could have another solid basketball team with Palisades gaining several new players who could make immediate contributions. Among the newcomers is 6-foot-8 sophomore Ron Artest III, son of former Lakers player Metta World Peace, who's helping coach the Palisades girls' basketball team.


  15. Ron Artest/Metta World Peace/The Panda's Friend New Panda ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | International Business Times

    Former NBA player Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest and now goes by the name of The Panda's Friend, is bringing his weird antics to . World Peace will be playing for Chinese Basketball Association's Sichuan Blue Whales but he's already showing his A-game - at least, in basketball fashion.


  16. Metta World Peace arrives in China, unveils panda sneakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... is not 'Panda Friend', its 'The Pandas Friend,'" he tweeted at the time. In addition, the man formerly known as Ron Artest unveiled new sneakers that have stuffed pandas on them. Courtside Access reports that Panda/Metta will be wearing either white ...


  17. Metta World Peace wears 'I wanna thank my psychiatrist' shirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Silver Screen and Roll

    Metta World Peace aka The Pandas Friend aka Ron Artest may be on his way out of the NBA as he voyages to China, but he'll always have a spot in Los Angeles Lakers history for being a key contributor when the Lakers won the 2010 NBA Championship over the Boston Celtics . His post-game interview feature some great moments, including his "thank yous" during his on-court interview when he happened to include his psychiatrist.


  18. Projecting the Ceiling of Every Top-10 2015 NBA Draft ProspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... comparison, we're not talking about the last five years of Metta World Peace. Stanley Johnson's game resembles Ron Artest's - the ferocious defender, physical attacker and threatening outside shooter from the early 2000s. At 6'7.5" with a 6'10".5" ...


  19. Pacquiao eyes World Peace for hoops teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | My San Antonio

    ... first met in Los Angeles in 2009 ahead of his fight against Miguel Cotto. World Peace, who changed his name from Ron Artest, is playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in the Chinese Basketball Association after a long NBA career which included stints ...


  20. Pacquiao eyeing World Peace for his hoop teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... first met in Los Angeles in 2009 ahead of his fight against Miguel Cotto. World Peace, who changed his name from Ron Artest, is currently playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in the Chinese Basketball Association after a long NBA career which ...