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Posts Tagged ‘ Metta World Peace ’

NY News: Knicks add World Peace, Brand to Hawks

  Native New Yorkers  Ron Artest and Elton Brand started their NBA journeys together in Chicago over a decade ago. Today, they’re linked once again.   As was seemingly clandestine, Metta World Peace has signed with the New York Knicks. He’ll get a two-year deal worth $3.2 million, according to CBS Sports. Metta will...
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World Peace staying put…for now

  As expected, Metta World Peace has decided not to terminate his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers (according to the USA Today).   Think he’s showing loyalty to Kobe & the ‘purp n yellow’? Think again.   Even in this weak crop of free agents, there was no way he’d match the $7.7 million...
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World Peace returns

  When it comes to World Peace, injuries are simply Metta-physical. The Lakers small forward had surgery to repair his torn meniscus on March 28th. He was expected to be out six weeks. Two weeks, later, Metta says he is ready to play and will be in the lineup Tuesday against New Orleans. Head coach...
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World Peace tears meniscus

  Lakers forward Metta World Peace is “out for a while” after tearing his lateral meniscus at Golden State Monday night. He missed the second half after experiencing pain in the back of his knee. “Sorry bout the injury,” World Peace tweeted. “First ever knee injury. Recovery time hopefully is a week and a...
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World Peace on play: “I didn’t invent this”

  The NBA upgraded a foul on Metta World Peace this week, on a play when he struck Kenneth Faried with an elbow. The way the Nuggets forward plays, it’s hard not to strike him. Anyways, the now-flagrant 2 foul got local media buzzing around Metta at practice today. What came out was vintage Ron Artest. He...
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Metta joke: World Peace suspended

  Is the NBA serious? They have suspended Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers for tonight’s game in Brooklyn. Could they have waited any longer to decide? The incident in question occured on Sunday morning, as the Lakers visited the Detroit Pistons. The smaller Brandan Knight got switched onto Metta and the Laker...
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Lakers Win! vs Jazz

  The Los Angeles Lakers got some ‘akrite’ vs the Utah Jazz Friday night at Staples, 102-84. The four-game losing streak is officially over. The game started with a bail out Metta World Peace. It was a good sign. Steve Nash recently vowed to be more aggressive on offense (aka shoot more). Well, he had...
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Recap: Grizzlies drop Lakers by 13

  The offense is back in Memphis! The Grizzlies, after not eclipsing 85 points in their last six games, scored 106 as they beat the Lakers Wednesday night at The Grindhouse. I expected Mike D’Antoni to hide Steve Nash on Tony Allen in this game, but he didn’t. Instead, Steve was put on Mike...
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Like it or not, Thunder are America’s team

  There’s a surplus of swag in the NBA today. The Miami Heat have the best player in the world and the championship trophy. The New York Knicks have resuscitated the world’s biggest city with arguably the world’s best scorer and hard-nosed defense. The Los Angeles Lakers boast arguably the best player of all-time and have...
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Lakers defiant after Thunder loss

  The Lakers posted the first six-point blowout loss in recent NBA history, falling at OKC 114-108. The Thunder, courtesy of Russell Westbrook, soared past them in the 2nd quarter Friday night and never really looked back. Though the Lakers grinded away to make it a single-digit game late, no one watching it live ever really...
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Why D’Antoni? Three main reasons

  Now that some of the shock has worn off from the news that the Lakers chose Mike D’Antoni over Phil Jackson, it can strongly be argued that the team made the better choice. What was the most glaring problem with the Lakers to start the season? their offense. It was downright ugly at times, a turnover-machine. The...
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Season Preview: Los Angeles Lakers

  “We definitely want to beat the Bulls record and go 73-9″ (Metta World Peace) In: Dwight Howard, Steve Nash, Antawn Jamison, Jodie Meeks, Earl Clark, Chris Duhon…rookies Darius Johnson-Odom, Robert Sacre, Reeves Nelson, Gary Somgyi…..and the Princeton offense. Out: Andrew Bynum (PHI), Ramon Sessions (CHA), Matt Barnes (LAC), Josh McRoberts (ORL), Troy Murphy, Christian Eyenga….. and...
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The Truth About Kobe & Pau

  After the first six games of the Olympics, Kobe Bryant was eerily unproductive. He had as many fouls as he did field goals in London…14. We all remember what happened to a score-first superstar like Allen Iverson when his offensive skills started to fall off. It was scary. The NBA’s loss was Turkey’s...
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Kobe, You Weren’t Open

  At the podium following the Game 2 loss in OKC, Kobe Bryant had this pearl of wisdom about the second-to-last Laker possession: “I don’t know what Metta saw on that last play.”   I know what he saw…and it’s the same thing that everyone else saw except you Mamba.   You may have...
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Metta to Harden: “I don’t shake subs’ hands”

  The Conference Semifinals series between the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder has unofficially begun. Metta World Peace has no interest in extending a hand to James Harden (aka ‘James Soften’) when the Lakers open their Western Conference semifinals series against the Thunder. “I don’t shake substitutes’ hands,” World Peace said after...
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