“Metta World Peace turned into Metta World War against James Harden”: When Ron Artest delivered future MVP the beating of his lifetime

Ron Artest is one of the most notorious players in the history of the NBA. Metta World Peace wasn’t peaceful very often. Most NBA fans know the former Lakers‘ swingman more for his antics on the court than his championship-winning…

“Even at 40 years of age, Michael Jordan took things PERSONALLY against Ron Artest!” : Wizards elder statesman took his revenge on Bulls youngster by swatting his shot against backboard

Michael Jordan is known as one of the most competitive athletes ever. His Airness, as documented in “The Last Dance” was a fierce competitor who hated losing even his individual battles. A serial winner, Michael Jordan reflected this attitude throughout…

“The Los Angeles Lakers will pull off the impossible!”: Metta World Peace still believes LeBron James and co. can pull a surprise this season

Former Laker Metta World Peace, a.k.a, Ron Artest, still has faith in LeBron James and co, expects them to pull off a surprise To say the Los Angeles Lakers are underperforming this season would be an understatement. After assembling a…

“Isaiah Stewart catapulted himself into the conversation of dudes you never want to mess with”: Reggie Miller compares the 20-year old to Charles Oakley, Buck Williams, Dale, and Antonio Davis

Pacers legend Reggie Miller believes Isaiah Stewart has put himself in the group boasting of Charles Oakley, Buck Williams, Dale, and Antonio Davis. These All-Stars were known for their intimidating nature on the court. The altercation between Isaiah Stewart and…

“Is this your DPOY?”: How LeBron James trash talked and outplayed Pacers’ star Ron Artest in his rookie year, narrated by Metta

Metta Sandiford-Artest was one of the most feared defensive presences in the NBA during his prime. None of his reputations, however, could affect LeBron James, even when he was a rookie. Metta Sandiford-Artest has established himself as one of the…

“Hockey and baseball players beat each other, but they aren’t called ‘thugs'”: Jermaine O’Neal points out hypocrisy in NBA’s treatment of ‘Malice in the Palace’ on All the Smoke Podcast with Stephen Jackson

Jermaine O’Neal and Stephen Jackson were right in the middle of ‘Malice in the Palace’ – one of the defining moments in basketball history. If you didn’t follow basketball in the noughties, chances are that the Pistons-Pacers brawl of 2004…

“Ben Wallace’s mom had died”: When Stephen Jackson broke down Ron Artest’s role in ‘Malice in the Palace’ on the Rich Eisen Show

Stephen Jackson, Ron Artest and Ben Wallace were all suspended and handed severe penalties for their roles in ‘Malice in the Palace’. The incident came as a shock to the American public consciousness. It represented the worst of fan-player interactions,…

“Think I Hurt Michael Jordan”: When Ron Artest Broke Michael Jordan’s Ribs Only To Receive “One Of The Greatest Phone Calls” Of His Life From The NBA GOAT

Michael Jordan and Ron Artest were two of the most tenacious and physical athletes of their time. Aggression was simply a part of their skill-set. One of the most incredible and unlikely stories regarding the duo came during an offseason…

“LeBron James deserved the All-Star selection”: Ron Artest believes the Lakers star got snubbed for an All-Star spot in his rookie year

Former NBA champion Ron Artest, a.k.a Metta World Peace, claims LeBron James did not deserve the All-Star snub in his rookie season. As the All-Star Game approaches, we look back at some of the biggest names in the league. LeBron…