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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:24 am    Post subject:

"I LOVE BASKETBALL! ....... MWP

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:27 am    Post subject:

Who would have thought Ron Artest would end his career as the elder statesman for a team?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:24 am    Post subject:



https://twitter.com/serenawinters/status/852182526252785664
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:21 am    Post subject:

rebirthoftheM wrote:
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Thanks for everything, Ron Ron.

He came a long way from Malice at the Palace and became one of the best hard-nose defenders in the league and finally won a ring.


Don't want to nitpick here , but Artest was the best perimeter defender league in the season prior to the Malace in the palace.

Personally, Artest became one of my favorite players when he attacked those douche bag pistons fans in 04. I only wish Artest would have clocked Ben Wallace that day but oh well


Wow, somebody who feels the same way as me.

Along with Wallace, Ron Ron should have clocked Chauncey Buh-Buh-Buh-Billups and that aggravating Deeeeeeee-Troit Basketball PA announcer..
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:28 am    Post subject:

What was that "farewell" thing about?

http://lakers.247sports.com/Bolt/Metta-World-Peace-does-not-plan-to-retire-52275589
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:40 am    Post subject:

Gotta bring him back one way or another next season.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:43 pm    Post subject:

zePokar wrote:
Gotta bring him back one way or another next season.
COACH METTA WORLD PEACE
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:56 pm    Post subject:

World Peace Shines Through In Home Finale


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No current Laker has played nearly as many games at Staples Center as Metta World Peace. And, perhaps for the final time, the 37-year-old put on a show as the arena chanted his name.



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:55 am    Post subject:

Metta played on until the very end, GOTTA LOVE IT!
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:50 am    Post subject:

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A day after being told by Lakers' management that they wouldn't be bringing him back next season as a player, veteran swingman Metta World Peace confirmed on Twitter on Friday that this time with the team is over. He thanked members of the front office and ownership, and, in a follow-up tweet, the 37-year-old World Peace added, "I'm very excited for the future. Still balling and eventually coaching." He has played 17 seasons in the NBA and hopes to reach 20.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:44 am    Post subject:

pio2u wrote:
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Baxter Holmes
ESPN Staff Writer

A day after being told by Lakers' management that they wouldn't be bringing him back next season as a player, veteran swingman Metta World Peace confirmed on Twitter on Friday that this time with the team is over. He thanked members of the front office and ownership, and, in a follow-up tweet, the 37-year-old World Peace added, "I'm very excited for the future. Still balling and eventually coaching." He has played 17 seasons in the NBA and hopes to reach 20.


he needs to sign with the Knicks and calm Phil down
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:52 am    Post subject:

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pio2u wrote:
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Baxter Holmes
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A day after being told by Lakers' management that they wouldn't be bringing him back next season as a player, veteran swingman Metta World Peace confirmed on Twitter on Friday that this time with the team is over. He thanked members of the front office and ownership, and, in a follow-up tweet, the 37-year-old World Peace added, "I'm very excited for the future. Still balling and eventually coaching." He has played 17 seasons in the NBA and hopes to reach 20.


he needs to sign with the Knicks and calm Phil down


He needs to jumpstart his coaching career while there is still some interest from the Lakers because by the time he reaches year #20 he'll be in the Queens, NY YMCA old-timers league.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:25 am    Post subject:

Thanks for everything MWP..
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:45 am    Post subject:

Coach MWP will be a thing in the future.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:04 am    Post subject:

Metta World Peace Thanks Lakers Organization In Farewell Tweet

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Metta World Peace @MettaWorldPeace
Thanks to Dr.Buss , Jeanie, Jim,PJ, Mitch , Luke, Magic for closing out my @Lakers ball career in fashion.
I had a great time as a player.
6:23 PM - 14 Apr 2017


http://www.lakersnation.com/metta-world-peace-thanks-lakers-organization-in-farewell-tweet/2017/04/16/
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:04 am    Post subject:

I love MWP. He's like family.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:39 am    Post subject:

I remember when he auctioned off his NBA championship ring for charity. I bought a ticket intending to return the ring to him if I won. I don't think we win in 2010 without him.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:26 pm    Post subject:

Once a champion, always a champion. Thanks for everything Metta World Peace!
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:41 pm    Post subject:

I never wanted him on the team, and I was disappointed when we signed him. Now that it's all said and done, it worked out okay. He helped us win a ring, and he seems to have gotten his life in order. I'll always have warm memories of him as a Laker.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:36 pm    Post subject:

zePokar wrote:
I love MWP. He's like family.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:26 pm    Post subject:

Inspector Gadget wrote:
zePokar wrote:
I love MWP. He's like family.




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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:35 am    Post subject:

Peace out World Peace!

Honestly, with the 17 man roster next season, I would not mind having him back next season to continue to mentor the youngins.
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