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Ron Artest

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...

Lakers Rally To Beat Thunder In Double OT

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Metta World Peace was subdued and contrite in the Los Angeles Lakers' locker room, apologizing to Oklahoma City's James Harden for...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'...

WATCH: NBA Star Talks About His Battles With Depression

Posted 01.04.2012 | Los Angeles

NBA Laker Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) has depression. In a video released today by mtvU, he talks about his struggles with mental illness ...

The Time Has Come For Metta World Peace…

Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

The time has come for Metta World Peace... The Los Angeles Laker formally known as Ron Artest revealed his new #15 jersey over the weekend at the L...

WATCH: Diamond Artest's Inspirational Response To Cancer

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles

While Kobe is trying to get to Italy (The LA Times Lakers Blog reports that the Italian team is now appealing to President Obama), Blake Griffin is be...

First 'Dancing' Star Cut

AP | By DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- "Dancing with the Stars" viewers didn't give Metta World Peace a chance. The basketball star formerly known as Ron Artest was the firs...

Metta World Peace Does The Cha Cha

Posted 11.20.2011 | Sports

Basketball fans have known Ron Artest for years. Going back to his days at St. John's in the 1990s, we've all been impressed by hit high-motor rebound...

WATCH: 'Dancing With The Stars': Crazy Ron Artest

Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices

Los Angeles Laker's star, Ron Artest (now known as Meta World Peace) kicked off the season 13 of "Dancing With The Stars." Artest gave credit to his ...

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Celebrity Name Changes

www.time.com | David Moye | Posted 11.19.2011 | Weird News

In a move sure to raise eyebrows and complicate jersey sales, the NBA athlete formerly known as Ron Artest has officially changed his name to Metta Wo...

Ron Artest's Name Change To Metta World Peace Approved

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Ron Artest's bid to become Mr. World Peace was delayed, but not denied. A court commissioner granted the Lakers forward's request to o...

Ron Artest 'Dances' For Cancer Research And Delays Name Change

Posted 10.30.2011 | Black Voices

With the NBA lockout still in progress, fellow Los Angeles Lakers forward, Ron Artest is keeping his name afloat as the latest contestant of ABC’s ...

Ron Artest Joins 'DWTS'

AP | Posted 10.30.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — The new cast of "Dancing With the Stars" has been revealed. ABC says the 13th season of the hit show will feature a mix of actors...

Top 9 Biggest Troublemakers In Sports History

newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 10.16.2011 | Weird News

Some pro athletes are magnets to trouble. Consciously or unconsciously, it seems they’re always causing bad things to happen to themselves as wel...

WATCH: Is Ron Artest's Stand Up Routine Funny?

Posted 10.02.2011 | Los Angeles

For those of us who didn't get to see our beloved Mr. Ron Artest hit up the Brea Improv Comedy Club last Friday, the Los Angeles Times was there to fi...

Artest Has Been Divorced For Years

tmz.com | 20 Minutes Ago by TMZ Staff   | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

We've been wondering why L.A. Lakers star Ron Artest hasn't taken his wife along when he's out on the town, and now we know why ... he doesn't have on...

WATCH: Your Favorite NBA Players Keep Busy During The Lockout

Posted 09.23.2011 | Comedy

Now that the NBA lockout is a reality, players are going to have a lot of free time on their hands. But they can only play XBox and film reality shows...

'Metta' Gets In Touch With His Feminine Side On KCRW

Posted 08.30.2011 | Los Angeles

Ron Artest, soon to be known as "Metta World Peace," is one of the few NBA players to make headlines for his work both on and off the courts. Aside fr...

WATCH: Ron Artest Explains Name Change

Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports

Finally, an explanation! Ron Artest explained why he is planning on changing his name to Metta World Peace on Wednesday's Pardon The Interruption. ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.24.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Women's World Cup gets underway Sunday in Germany. Remember when the U.S. ruled the roost? You knew 'em on a first name basis. Mia, Brandi. That was oh so 12 years ago.

Ron Artest To Legally Change Name

AP | Posted 08.23.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest wants to change his name to Metta World Peace. Artest's attorney filed a petition in Los An...