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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.
Sources repeatedly have told The Post that Shea and former Knicks scout Scott McGuire tried to steer Tapscott away from Weis. Shea admits he was against drafting Ron Artest because of hometown distractions, but won’t confirm his feelings on drafting Weis. “I’m always going to be associated with Frederic and I’m never going to say publicly what happened,’’ Shea said. “We made a team decision. We were seven people and we all voted and I’m not telling who voted for whom. Scott had an opinion. Kenny Williamson, may he rest in peace, had an opinion. Ed had an opinion and you’re not going to get that from me. What happened later to him in summer league had much more an effect on Frederic than who decided to draft him.’’
via New York Post
It’s a good thing the man formerly known as Ron Artest doesn’t go by Metta World Peace on the court anymore, because he wasn’t so peaceful in a recent Lega Basket Serie A playoff game. Artest World Peace The Panda’s Friend currently plays for the Italian team Pallacanestro Cantu. As his team’s season was in its final minutes against Umana Reyer Venezia, The Panda’s Friend was involved in an on-court scuffle and eventually ejected. According to the play-by-play, his ejection came after referees whistled him for five fouls in one minute.
via Bleacher Report