Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace

Height/Weight: 6' 7"/250 lbs
Born: New York, New York
College: St. John's
Draft: 1999 1st round (16th pick) by the
  • Sports Illustrated

    Sizzling Jazz, slumping Lakers headed for marquee showdown

    NBA fans not closely following the league might be surprised to learn which team in Wednesday night's marquee matchup in Salt Lake City enters with the best record, red-hot outside shooting and an offense and defense both ranked in the top four. That would be the Utah Jazz, not the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers. The Jazz dominated another opponent in crunch time Monday night en route to a 132-110 victory against the Charlotte Hornets, giving Utah its 21st win in 23 games.

  • Tribune Publishing

    Unity Christian hits seven first quarter threes, beats Spring Lake

    Feb. 24—SPRING LAKE — Spring Lake varsity boys head coach Bill Core has been preaching to his team that an evaluation will be made after ten games. Game four started out with Hudsonville Unity Christian connecting on seven triples in the first quarter that dug the Lakers into a hole they were unable to climb out of, falling 63-49. According to Core, Unity Christian is the best team in the O-K ...

  • LeBron James slams NBA over Devin Booker All-Star snub
    New York Post

    LeBron James slams NBA over Devin Booker All-Star snub

    It’s that time of year again, when the NBA All-Star selections are announced and the annual debate over the choices — and notable snubs — can ensue. And with Anthony Davis, who earned his eighth All-Star Game nod, dealing with a calf strain and an Achilles injury that will likely prevent him from participating, LeBron James made quite clear who his next choice would be. Devin Booker is the most disrespected player in our league,” the four-time NBA champion wrote on Twitter.