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  1. Lakers Player Profile: Get to Know Larry Nance, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Lake Show Life

    ... Tim Duncan , Tony Parker , and Manu Ginobili . When the Lakers won their last title, it was Metta World Peace , not Kobe Bryant or Pau Gasol , who carried the team in the decisive game seven win against the Celtics. Larry Nance, Jr . may never ...

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  2. Watt, Harden up for ESPY AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Houston Chronicle

    ... on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Former NBA player Metta World Peace arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) ...

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  3. NBA Draft: Notable Picks At No. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | CBS Local

    ... He was twice traded with Antoine Walker, who was also his college teammate at Kentucky. Ron Artest a.k.a. Metta World Peace a.k.a. The Panda's Friend was the 16th overall pick by Chicago in 1999, and went on to have a rather interesting 15-year ...

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  4. Forget the NBA. The Craziest Basketball League is in Compton - and Playing NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | LA Weekly

    ... Drew when restless pros like Kevin Durant, James Harden, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant drove down to play. (Metta World Peace was recently spotted on the court.) Brunner and Davis chose to include everything, even old VHS footage of Worthington Ford ...

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  5. Nick Young Confuses Fiancee Iggy Azalea's Lyrics With Kobe's Rap StylingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Post Game

    ... with forays into rap is remarkably long -- and troubled. Recent albums by guys like Lance Stephenson and Metta World Peace are well past the heyday for rap artistry that Kobe was a part of. In fact, the greatest example of the NBA-rap crossover came ...

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  6. After splashy debut, bureaucracy awaits Caitlyn JennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... check. In 2011, the check briefly delayed NBA player Ron Artest's petition to change his name to Metta World Peace until he resolved several outstanding traffic citations. The citations had turned into warrants, but the name change was approved ...

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  7. Metta World Peace, a.k.a. The Panda's Friend, ejected from Italian playoff game | Petros And Money on AM 570 LA SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | AM 570 KLAC

    When last we checked in with Metta World Peace , the Artist Formerly Known as Ron Artest, lacking NBA suitors, had chosen to head overseas to continue his playing career in China under the brand new moniker, "The Panda's Friend." After averaging 19 points, six rebounds and 2.3 steals per game in 15 appearances for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association, Artest/Peace/Friend decided to head to Italy upon the conclusion of the CBA season and sign on with Pallacanestro Cant of Serie A, promising to make an impact despite all the wear and tear that a 15-year NBA career put on his creaky knees.

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  8. Metta World Peace called for 5 fouls in 1 minuteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | CBC News

    The basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest got in a little foul trouble in Italy on Wednesday after he was called for five fouls in a minute during a playoff game. Former NBA player Metta World Peace, also known as Ron Artest, and currently known as The Panda's Friend surely understands the translation well after being called for five fouls within a minute on Wednesday during Game 5 of the quarter-finals of the Lega Basket Serie A playoffs in Italy.

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  9. Metta World Peace tossed from game while wearing 'Panda's Friend' jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | USA Today

    ... play-by-play reported World Peace received five fouls in one minute (five!) before getting ejected. Metta World Peace did NOT commit five fouls in one minute in his last game in Serie A with @PallCantu . There is an error in play-by-play Regardless, ...

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  10. World Peace ejected after fouling spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | YESNetwork

    Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest and currently named "The Panda's Friend," was ejected from an Italian league basketball game after igniting a scuffle with his opponents. Before World Peace was removed from the game, he committed five fouls in a one-minute span and sparked a skirmish between his Pallacanestro Cantu teammates and their opponents, Reyer Venezia Mestre.

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  11. Video: Former Laker Metta World Peace/Ron Artest ejected after five fouls in one minuteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Wave

    He's now called "The Panda's Friend," according to his jersey in the Italian League. But Ron Artest/Metta World Peace/The Panda's Friend wasn't friendly enough in a recent game.

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  12. Metta World Peace, aka The Panda's Friend, ejected from game in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Former Laker star Metta World Peace, also known as The Panda's Friend, is ejected from Serie A playoff game Former Laker Metta World Peace finished his season with Italy's Serie A club Pallacanestro Cantu on a less-than-stellar note. The man who began life in Queens as Ron Artest and donned a uniform with The Panda's Friend where his name would be, was ejected from a playoff game Thursday against Reyer Venezia Mestre, which went on to win, 88-73, to advance to the league semifinals.

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  13. Metta World Peace Called For Five Fouls in a Minute, Thrown Out of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Big Lead

    Ron Artest, who changed his name to Metta World Peace, but now goes by "The Panda's Friend" - it even says it on the back of his jersey - was thrown out of an Italian basketball game Wednesday. Whatever-he-wants-to-be-called-now is currently playing for Pallacanestro CantA1 in Lega Basket Serie A. I'm dealing with a lot of Italian here, so this is my best understanding of what happened: Ron Metta Panda's team has already been eliminated from the playoffs, but they were still playing games for some reason.

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  14. Former UConn star Jerome Dyson update from ItalyRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | The UConn Blog

    ... past, with at least 16 players having suited up at some point this season- including former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace. Dyson and Dinamo already find themselves in an 0-1 hole after losing the first game of the series to #4 Trento yesterday. ...

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  15. Lakers Should Never Have Parted Ways With Trevor ArizaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Lake Show Life

    ... emerging star to a long-term deal. It was not to be. The Lakers fell in love with the idea of signing Metta World Peace instead. The team loves stars, and World Peace was perceived to be just that (though it is unclear whether he deserved the ...

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  16. Lakers' goal is for Julius Randle to play in Summer LeagueRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | Silver Screen and Roll

    ... hips and a big, solid upper body. That's just how he's put together. His body is some combination between Metta World Peace and Zach Randolph. If you picture Metta in his most athletic days, while Zach is just a big, solid guy out there. Julius ...

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  17. Corey Webster and Tom Abercrombie set to re-sign with New Zealand BreakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... as they went down 78-75 to AV Cantu. Cantu were inspired by a standout performance from former NBA star Metta World Peace whose game-high 25 points came on nine-of-10 shooting. In Greece, Tall Blacks big man Rob Loe had five points, three rebounds ...

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  18. 'Tia Mowry at Home' aims to help busy women keep their families healthyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Zap2it.com

    ... and fitting in time with family and friends who include actress Natasha Marc ("Bones") and former NBA star Metta World Peace. The menu is imaginative -- witness the low-carb pizza crust made from ground cauliflower -- and the tips are practical (for ...

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  19. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions and Best Attribute for Top ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... but notice the physical similarities between the Arizona Wildcats' Stanley Johnson and former NBA player Metta World Peace. Johnson is measured at 6'6.75" 243 pounds , which is almost identical to what MWP measured and weighed when he was still ...

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  20. Metta World Peace's son open to play for La SalleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    The son of former LA Laker Metta World Peace is open to play college hoops someday in the Philippines, according to veteran sportscaster Joaquin "Quinito" Henson. Henson said the 14-year-old Jeron Artest is in the Philippines and is set to attend the La Salle Green Archers' practice on Monday.

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