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Artest tweets that he's signing in England

Posted on: August 9, 2011 7:06 pm
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By Matt Moore

Ron Artest said he was going to play in England. No one believed him, not even his agent. Artest was adamant though, in the same way Artest is adamant about anything (which means he constantly contradicts himself and spins riddles, much like the Cheshire Cat. Now it certainly looks like Artest will have the last laugh. 

Artest tweeted the following Tuesday afternoon:

Go Jets!!!!! Uk , here we come!!! Jets are the best!!! Jets are the best!!! New chant!!!!!!!!! 
Along with the following picture.



The Los Angeles Times confirms that he's signed a contract to play for the Jets next season.

The Cheshire Jets (get it, Cheshire?) were 20-13 last season, finishing as a runner-up for the national cup. Note the "World Peace" name on the back of the jersey. Artest's name change goes official on the 26th of this month. Presumably, Artest obtained insurance for his little trip across the pond. Artest is one of the few players to pursue England as an option, with Turkish and Chinese teams presumably wealthier and with more endorsement opportunities. 

But this is what Artest does, and it's what he's done. 
 
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Comments

Since: Apr 7, 2009
Posted on: August 10, 2011 2:34 pm
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

Artest needs to sit his azz down somewhere and relax! 




Since: Mar 21, 2009
Posted on: August 10, 2011 10:37 am
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

He'll stay there for a good long time... a bottle and a good half time he will be good to go...he tweeted like a child....



Since: Nov 15, 2008
Posted on: August 10, 2011 10:22 am
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

It would be interesting to see NBA players  invade the foreign market.  It may all be hype to push NBA whigs into ending the madness.  I'm fine with a drawn out deal - more time to watch college hoops.



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: August 10, 2011 8:14 am
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

Great news for Artest and I hope he stays in England.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: August 9, 2011 11:58 pm
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

I hope all the NBA millionaires take their thug ball over seas. It'll give the league a chance to look at how awful a product they've had the past few years. Too many teams, too many bad players. Looking forward to college ball.

I agree 100 percent.  But I'll even add to that by saying not only are there too many teams and too many bad players but the bad players make a lot more money then bad players do in any other sport.  It's ridiculous how much money terrible players make in the NBA.  There is no parity either, it's a joke. Only 4 or 5 teams have any chance of really doing any damage and big upsets are not nearly as common as they are in every other sport.  

 



Since: Jul 7, 2011
Posted on: August 9, 2011 11:41 pm
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

what a clown..



Since: Jul 17, 2008
Posted on: August 9, 2011 11:29 pm
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

This guy is a total D-Bag...please go somewhere are fade away!



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: August 9, 2011 10:48 pm
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

Pfft at NBA Haters , go lay in traffic somewhere.



Since: Jun 20, 2010
Posted on: August 9, 2011 10:41 pm
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

I don't know who came up with this idea to send the most ignorant player (Ron Artest) in the NBA to England, but he should be are next president.  Can't wait to see Ron Artest escorted into a English prison.  All these wanna be thug athletes are going to realize that they are not so forgiving as this pussified country we live in.




Since: Dec 16, 2008
Posted on: August 9, 2011 9:43 pm
 

Artest tweets that he's signing in England

When is next season exactly for this England team? The same as the NBA season? Has he signed a contract saying he's going to return to the NBA if the lockout ends? More details please!


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