METTA WORLD PEACE is in AUSTRALIA!!!
Come and meet Metta World Peace and get to know the man himself! He will be hosting #LUNCH WITH A LEGEND
WHERE: at Burger Love South Melbourne
WHEN: December 8th 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
ALL YOU CAN EAT plus ALL YOU CAN DRINK!!
FREE BEER for all over 18 years of age!
Special Guest: ROMAN HARPER Super Bowl Champion with the New Orleans Saints!
This is a must attend event! Get your photo taken with a Legend and hear some of the great stories of the league as told by Metta himself!
What are you waiting for? Book your ticket NOW!
There’s only 25 left, pls organise your peeps to get on and get tickets ASAP!
Did I mention FREE BEER :)
South Bay Lakers
Position: Player development coach
League: NBA G League
BornNovember 13, 1979 (age 39) Queens, New York
Listed height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
High school: La Salle Academy (New York City, New York)
College: St. John's (1997–1999)
NBA draft1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16th overall Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Playing career: 1999–2017
Position: Small forward
Number Worn: 15, 23, 91, 93, 96, 37, 51
Coaching career: 2017–present
Career history As a player:
1999–2002 Chicago Bulls
2002–2006 Indiana Pacers
2006–2008 Sacramento Kings
2008–2009 Houston Rockets
2009–2013 Los Angeles Lakers
2013–2014 New York Knicks
2014 Sichuan Blue Whales (China)
2015 Pallacanestro Cantù
2015–2017 Los Angeles Lakers
As a coach:
2017–present South Bay Lakers (player development)
Career highlights and awards
- NBA champion (2010)
- NBA All-Star (2004)
- All-NBA Third Team (2004)
- NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2004)
- 2× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2004, 2006)
- 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2003, 2009)
- NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2000)
- J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2011)
- Third-team All-American – AP, NABC (1999)
- Haggerty Award (1999)
- First-team All-Big East (1999)
Metta World Peace (born Ronald William Artest Jr.; November 13, 1979) is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He is currently the player development coach for the South Bay Lakers of the NBA G League. He was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his name in September 2011.
World Peace gained a reputation as one of the league's premier defenders as he won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2004, when he was also named an NBA All-Star and earned All-NBA honors. He was a participant in several controversial on-court incidents, most notably the Malice at the Palace, and is known for his sometimes eccentric and outspoken behavior. He won an NBA championship in 2010 as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.