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Metta World Peace arrives Friday

Posted on: August 26, 2011 9:04 am
Edited on: August 26, 2011 11:48 am
 
By Matt Moore

The wait is over. We've been stuck in limbo for months, patiently suffering through court proceedings and unnecessary debates. But that time is through. We're going to get what we want. 

Ron Artest is officially Metta World Peace. Artest...er.... World Peace (is it World Peace or just Peace? This is going to take some getting used to.) told Yahoo Sports:
“You can call me Ron today and then it’s over. It’s a wrap,” Artest said. “It’s about love, world peace. Everybody can relate to that, whether it’s in the same community or the same state or the same country or whether it’s a country going to war.

“It’s about world peace. You know what I mean? The kids need to know that, and they know that now.”
via Artest: World Peace coming soon - NBA - Yahoo! Sports.

Artest also plans on changing his jersey number to 70 because "it's like something to do with the universe." 

You know. The universe. 

Artest is still in talks to join the Cheshire Cats, though an insurance issue may complicate the situation provided that the NBA doesn't start on time (or at all). Artest, for what it's worth, says he's staying in the Kingdom.  

This is pretty much par for the course for Peace, who has always been eccentric and has taken on a more mindful outset since entering therapy two seasons ago. He won the Kennedy Citizenship Award last season for his off-court charity efforts. Now he's promoting good thoughts every day with his name. Now all we need is for the rest of the world to believe. Ron Artest could change the world. Metta World Peace could change the world. You could change the world!

Sorry, got a little carried away there.

(This whole thing is ridiculous.)
Comments

Since: May 17, 2007
Posted on: August 26, 2011 1:13 pm
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

Yeah TMZ already reported that things didn't happen because of unpaid parking tickets but keep the non story going.



Since: Nov 1, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2011 12:42 pm
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

Metta World Peace is a brilliant idiot representing conflicted lunacy in a pool of peaceful contradictions brought about by the imagery of an idiot savant class clown full of violent tendencies and repercussions. Understand that?



Since: Dec 21, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2011 12:39 pm
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

 SORRY TO BE THIS WAY BUT WHAT AN !!!!!



Are you freaking kidding me? Ron I hope you fall in a sink hole and your name never to be mentioned again!

You're a waste piss on you!
You people make me sick!

And for the records don’t pull the racial card or talk about religion I'm all about world peace but this is yet another step in the wrong direction for mankind!

Yell


nab



Since: Mar 18, 2010
Posted on: August 26, 2011 12:18 pm
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

Metta World Peace is better than the other option he was considering: Metta Can o' Whoop A$$.



Since: Dec 19, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2011 12:11 pm
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

Somewhere World B. Free is laughing. 



Since: Sep 5, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:58 am
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

I second that, Bugeaters, World B. Free was a cool and original name.

And TDAISON might want to hit "preview" before submitting posts that refer to others as uneducated or retarded.



Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:54 am
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

The are no worlds left to conquer.




Since: Sep 19, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:48 am
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

Interesting but not as good as World B. Free.



Since: Sep 14, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:48 am
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

What is the world is wrong with that.  I would like to believe people would respond more positively to a person trying to change the world with some publicity (positive, not negative).

Do you really think this stunt will be taken seriously by anyone as a call for "world peace?" 

Jim Jong Il:  You know, I was going to nuke South Korea today, but then I thought about that guy that used to be called Ron Artest.  What a guy, here you go UN, have my nukes. 



Since: Aug 26, 2011
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:41 am
 

Metta World Peace arrives Friday

Based on the previous posts, we definetly need an attitude adjustment.  It wasn't long ago people were totally against Artest because of fighting in the stands.  Now, he has become a peaceful, charitable citizen who wants to bring attention to world peace.  What is the world is wrong with that.  I would like to believe people would respond more positively to a person trying to change the world with some publicity (positive, not negative).
Anybody remember World B. Free?
Personally, I'm proud of Metta World Peace and the change of attitude he has had.

You go, World Peace!!!!!    


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