Contact Us

Metta World Peace Agrees To 2 Year Deal With New York Knicks

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Metta World Peace, known to some by his birth name of Ron Artest, has agreed to a two year contract with the New York Knicks, according to a report from Yahoo! sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.

The two-year deal is worth $3.7 million, with the second-year including a player option. However, World Peace will be making much more than that, as the Los Angeles Lakers must pay him $7.7 million for the upcoming season. World Peace was amnestied by Los Angeles last week, but his salary was guaranteed. The $7.7 million will not count against the Lakers’ salary cap.

Metta World Peace went unclaimed in the amnesty waiver process after stating he did not want to be picked up by any NBA franchise. Early reports suggested he wanted to play for the Knicks. Now he will.

World Peace is from the Queensbridge section of New York. He played his college ball at St. John’s University. At 33 years old, he is a one-time All-Star, and one-time defensive player of the year, both honors occurring in 2004. The Knicks will mark the 6th team he has played for in the last 5 seasons.

Babes

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://espn1420.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on SPORTS RADIO ESPN 1420 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on SPORTS RADIO ESPN 1420 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!