Us in the D know him best for the Brawl at the Palace that he started during a Detroit Pistons game…but Ron Artest is changing his name all together!
He’s changing his name from his to Metta World Peace! Metta is said to be a Buddhist term for the virtue of kindness.
Artest filed a petition to change his name with the L.A. Superior Court just the other day. But now, according to TMZ, he will have to wait until August before he can officially call himself by his proposed new name – Mr. Metta World Peace – because that’s the earliest he can get in front of a judge. I wonder how they will put that on the back of his Lakers Jersey@