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  1. Dona t panic Lakers fans, your team has been through this beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... Pau Gasol trade, then supplemented the roster with role players such as Trevor Ariza and Shannon Brown and then Ron Artest to create three straight Finals appearances and a back-to-back championship run. This isn't about analytics or the shine of ...


  2. The Lakers are being forced to rebuild the old fashioned way after striking out in free agencyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | Silver Screen and Roll

    ... a shotgun rebuild. It was then that we realized that the days of a prime Kobe Bryant , Pau Gasol , Andrew Bynum , Ron Artest, Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson anchoring the Lakers were clearly over. Even new acquisition Steve Nash was at the end of his ...


  3. Do the Lakers really have a free agency issue?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Silver Screen and Roll

    ... and Karl Malone at bargain price (given their will to chase an ever eluding championship). In 2009, they signed Ron Artest with the MLE, because they wanted a cheaper small forward than Trevor Ariza . Back in the sixties, Los Angeles' core was ...


  4. Lakers Free Agency: Tobias Harris, DeMarre Carroll among top-5 small forwards Lakers should targetRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Silver Screen and Roll

    ... while providing the Lakers with the best option they have had at small forward since Metta World Peace went by Ron Artest. will also likely see the majority of his minutes come at the small forward spot (assuming he isn't traded this summer), and ...


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

    Wednesday Jun 24 | CBS Local

    ... Boston from 2001-2003. 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 ...


  6. The Los Angeles Lakers should pursue Draymond GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 |

    All indications point toward the Warriors matching any offer sheet Green receives as a restricted free-agent, but it doesn't hurt to dream does it? In the past, the Lakers have shown interest in players that play with fire on the defensive end. In the last decade, the Lakers have acquired Ron Artest, Matt Barnes and Dwight Howard with hopes to bolster the teams' defense.


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

    Jun 4, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... requires people changing their names to submit a background 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 ...


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  14. Head-Cases on PortlandRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Blazers Edge

    ... Dennis Rodman on their squad, who is the epitome of character issues. When the Lakers won their title in 2010, Ron Artest was on that team, and he is thoroughly special. During the Pistons championship year, they had both Rasheed and Ben Wallace, ...


  15. BPF's 2015 NBA Mock DraftRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Brew Hoop

    ... season that showed his Two-way ability and consistent 3-point shot. Many have compared Johnson to a young Ron Artest. The Nuggets get the HEAT's pick in this 3-team trade. There are rumors that Denver is targeting Portzingas, so to trade back and ...


  16. Please participate in the Posting and Toasting Bad Knicks Lottery...Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Posting and Toasting

    ... undue hostility from fans. It's not Frederic Weis's fault the Knicks snuck into the playoffs, then chose him over Ron Artest. It's not Jordan Hill's fault or Danilo Gallinari's fault that Stephen Curry, Kevin Love, and Russell Westbrook went the ...


  17. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions and Best Attribute for Top ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... at 6'6.75" 243 pounds , which is almost identical to what MWP measured and weighed when he was still known as Ron Artest. DraftExpress breaks down Johnson's strengths and weaknesses in the video below. The similarities to MWP don't end there. ...


  18. Festus Ezeli a " Could he be the Warriors playoff enforcer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | SFGate

    ... little trash talk, which he learned as a Sacramento teenager from former Warrior Matt Barnes and former NBA star Ron Artest. Both encountered Ezeli in Guss Armstead's Sacramento-based basketball training center called, "2 the hoop." Armstead, a ...


  19. 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 (formerly Ron Artest) 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 ...


  20. Musselman excited about new Nevada job after coaching in NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    Former NBA coach Eric Musselman says one of the things he's looking forward to most about his new job at Nevada is the opportunity to be a lasting influence in the lives of young men. "I'm not sure how much of an impact I've had on Ron Artest-Metta World Peace," Musselman joked about the quirky all-star he coached while at the helm of the Sacramento Kings in 2006-07.