Category: Metta World Peace

Matt Bonner, San Antonio Look to Go Up 2-0 on the Lakers Tonight

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Some felt that the Los Angeles Lakers got themselves into a pretty good matchup when the start of the playoffs shook out and they drew the San Antonio Spurs in the first round. The Spurs, however, quickly dispatched the Lakers in Game 1 of their first-round series. The two teams ...

Metta World Peace Believes the Lakers Can Get By Without Him

Monday, April 1st, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers' playoff hopes took a hit last week when they lost Metta World Peace for four to six weeks and then Kobe Bryant was dinged up as well. Bryant played Saturday and the Lakers are actually 2-1 since World Peace went down, but they're neck and neck ...

Metta World Peace: “We’re Still Coming Out Number One at the End of the Season”

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Most seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers a regular season game in March, against the New Orleans Hornets, doesn't have that much meaning. This season isn't like most when it comes to the Lakers. Los Angeles is still trying to fight their way back into the playoffs and this season, ...

Metta World Peace Doesn’t Seem to Feel Bad for Mike Brown

Monday, November 12th, 2012

After an offseason that brought Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to Los Angeles to team up with Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant, a 1-4 start was unacceptable and it wasn't going to fly for a team with championship aspirations. Mike Brown learned that the hard way when the Lakers fired him ...

Metta World Peace: With The New-Look Lakers, Fans Can “See An All-Star Cast On One Team Every Single Night”

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Metta World Peace has said he thinks the star-studded Los Angeles Lakers can make a run at the single-season wins record this season. It might not matter -- it probably doesn't -- but Los Angeles, with added superstars Steve Nash and Dwight Howard, has yet to win a preseason game. Metta ...

Dwight Howard Warns Los Angeles Lakers Fans That Winning A Title Won’t Be “The Easiest Thing In The World”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Dwight Howard may be sitting out some games here in the preseason as a precaution after coming off back surgery, but the Lakers center is already singing the praises of his new teammates. The three-time Defensive Player of the Year is progressing well and practicing without any restrictions as he ...

Metta World Peace: “The way the Lakers look initially I can’t see nobody getting past us”

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Once the Lakers were booted out of the playoffs early by the Oklahoma City Thunder, it looked like the torch was being past to the young Thunder. It looked as if the Lakers window of opportunity with Kobe Bryant was closing quickly. Then Los Angeles made a few blockbuster moves ...

Metta World Peace is Now Friends With the Guy Who Threw the Drink at Him in Detroit

Friday, July 20th, 2012

There are some things in life you just have to hear for your own to believe. The following interview is one of those things. More than seven years after the Malice at the Palace -- the brawl between the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers -- Metta World Peace is now ...

Metta World Peace: “We are the best team in the NBA”

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Finishing with the third best record in the Western Conference and getting to the second round of the playoffs may be acceptable for some franchises but for the Los Angeles Lakers, it was the second straight year when they were shoved out of the postseason earlier than expected and it ...

Metta World Peace Wishes He Could have Helped More in Crucial Situations, Thinks Los Angeles Could have been up 3-1 against OKC

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers weren't able to put up much of a fight against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Round 2 of the NBA playoffs, and closing games was definitely a problem. Naturally, some are wondering if this playoff run would have ended differently had the small forward formerly known ...