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Metta World Peace Hopes To Destigmatize Mental Health Among Athletes

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.18.2016 | Sports

After helping the Lakers win the 2010 NBA Finals, Metta World Peace gave a shout-out to his psychologist and inadvertently became one of the most visi...

Metta World Peace Says 'Not Every Kardashian' Needs To Be With Lamar Odom

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.13.2017 | Sports

When former NBA star Lamar Odom was taken to the hospital last week after being found unconscious at a brothel, his estranged wife Khloe and the rest ...

WATCH: NBA's Wildest Courtside Collisions

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.25.2014 | Sports

Courtside seats are awesome. Unless you're holding a drink. Some of the NBA's most loyal (and probably wealthiest) fans that frequent the front row...

What Could Have Been: The Possibilities for Metta World Peace as a Free Agent

Jake Fischer | Posted 09.17.2013 | Sports
Jake Fischer

Basically, we've missed out on a chance to preview what Metta World Peace's early retirement will be like. We'll just have to settle for his antics in Madison Square Garden and the NYC night life. Hopefully that will be as entertaining as Chris Paul on the Lakers could have been.

DISRESPECT: MWP Rubs Nets Coach's Head After Sinking Three

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Metta World Peace is not impressed with the new Brooklyn Nets. The Los Angeles Lakers player made that clear on Tuesday night when he taunted the Nets...

Metta World Peace Kisses Fan

Posted 10.15.2012 | Sports

Don't forget about Metta World Peace. With the Los Angeles Lakers importing superstars during the NBA offseason, it could be easy to forget that one o...

Metta World Peace, Lakers Gunning For Jordan's Record

Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports How's this for setting a lofty goal? Yesterday, Metta World Peace appeared on ESPN's Max and Marcellus radio sho...

WATCH: Metta World Peace On 'Yo Gabba Gabba'

Posted 08.22.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Metta World Peace made his highly anticipated Yo Gabba Gabba debut and... well... there are no words I can use to a...

Metta World Peace: 'The Dollar Is Up'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

Just like NBA basketball star Metta World Peace, the Canadian dollar has its ups and downs. Ends up, World Peace knows that better than most. The ...

World Peace Takes Another Shot At Harden

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Sports

During the regular season, Oklahoma City Thunder reserve James Harden was a nightly revelation off the bench. Thus far in the NBA Finals, the 2012 Six...

Give Metta World Peace a Chance

Terry Lyons | Posted 07.15.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Everybody's talking 'bout Sus-pension, no pension, criticism, gamemanshipisms, One game, or two games, six games, no seven games...

'Punk'd: Lauren Conrad Covered In Trash

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

Dax Shepard ("Parenthood") takes the reins on the latest installment of "Punk'd" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on MTV). It was a return for Shepard, who used to b...

Metta World Peace Still Trying To Help

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.09.2012 | Los Angeles

It was the elbow heard 'round the sports world. When Metta World Peace, the Laker formerly known as Ron Artest, violently elbowed James Harden of ...

Maintain the 'Peace': Get Ron Artest Off the Court

Katie Hawkes | Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports
Katie Hawkes

I'm all about second chances. And third chances, because hey, I'm not perfect either. But for Mr. World Peace, the elbow mistake was the icing on a very large cake baked from a long, sordid history of NBA citations, fines and suspensions.

No Justice For Metta World Peace

Sharief Easterling | Posted 06.30.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

The attempts to ostracize Metta World Peace, who's been such an ambassador for mental health awareness, are just ignorant and mean spirited. He was removed from the game, he's been suspended, now leave him be.

Ron Artest and Jennifer Hudson: Why Mainstream Media Traps Them In"The Hood"

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 06.30.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

On the surface, Ron Artest and Jennifer Hudson have nothing in common -- besides sharing melanin content. Still, the media is approaching both of their current controversies as ghetto, Black soap operas being aired around the world.

Peace of Work

Terry Lyons | Posted 06.25.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Without a doubt, the members of the NBA union would be safer and would be better represented and protected if David Stern had come down harder on Metta World Peace.

Laker Fans React To Metta World Peace's Suspension

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.25.2012 | Los Angeles

In response to Metta World Peace's vicious blow to the side of James Harden's head during a game last Sunday, the NBA announced that he would be suspe...

World Peace's World War

Jess Coleman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

It's about time people realize it is not OK to elbow your opponent in the head or punch a fan in the face. My question to the NBA: what exactly are you waiting for?

Metta World Peace And Other Athletes Who Face Mental Health Struggles

Posted 04.23.2012 | Healthy Living

Metta World Peace, the Los Angeles Lakers' star formerly known as Ron Artest, was ejected from a game last night against the Oklahoma City Thunder for...

WATCH: Vicious Elbow Gets World Peace Ejected

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

This was the sort of performance that could have had everyone talking about Metta World Peace. Until one momentary lapse of reason (and one wild elbow...

Most Boneheaded Moments in NBA History

Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

The NBA, much like any other sports league out there, is a far-from-perfect entity. There are constantly things happening with the commissioner, owner...

Jordan Schultz

Metta World Peace Enduring Miserable Season For Lakers | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

Two years ago, Ron Artest was a valuable component to a championship Lakers team. An elite defender who could consistently fill a third scoring ro...

Brennan Williams

Hattie Winston: 'Please Take The Peace And Go' | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.15.2012 | Black Voices

In our weekly "Love Of The Game" series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week we caught up with renown television and B...

Metta.. World.. PEACE!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

Get ready to hear this whenever somebody attempts a lay up during a pick-up basketball game in gymnasiums nationwide: Metta.. World.. PEACE!!! TNT'...