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Metta World Peace
Metta World Peace
Position: None
Born: 11/13/79
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:246 lbs. / 111.6 kg.
If the Lakers are flirting with the idea of signing Metta World Peace, it’s definitely a surprise to him. Earlier this week, NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Lakers have been talking with Metta’s reps about a possible comeback … though no official deal was on the table. But when we asked Metta about the report in Hollywood last night, he told us he hadn’t heard anything about that. That being said, Metta said he’s “absolutely” down to rejoin the Lake Show if Jeanie Buss wants him back — insisting he’s still ready to compete in the NBA because “basketball is easy.” Yeah, tell that to the Knicks …
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Metta World Peace and the Lakers have had a “couple conversations” about the former Ron Artest returning to the team, according to a league source familiar with the situation. The source added that both sides have not reached any agreement regarding a deal with the 35-year-old World Peace and that nothing is imminent. World Peace has trained extensively this offseason at the Lakers’ practice facility as well as in pickup games at the Drew League. During his visits with the Lakers’ facility, World Peace has worked out extensively with 2014 first-round pick Julius Randle. The Lakers waived World Peace using the amnesty provision in the 2013 offseason. After the New York Knicks bought out his contract during the 2013-14 season, World Peace has since played professionally in China and Italy. But World Peace’s potential return to the Lakers could fill a few areas of need.
via Los Angeles Daily News