Artest Wants Name Change: To Metta World Peace
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.