Lloyd Free changed his name to World B. Free.

Chad Johnson became Chad Ochocinco.....and wants to be Chad Johnson Again.

Now it's Ron Artest's turn.

Artest's attorney has filed a petition in L. A. Superior Court on behalf of the Lakers forward, asking that Artest's name be changed to Metta World Peace.

You can read more in an espn.com article , which says there is a court date in August to consider the petition.