Metta World Peace headed to China to play for CBA's Sichuan Blue Whales
Last night Metta World Peace hinted on Twitter he was going to take his talents to China -- the land of aging NBA stars.
One day til china ? I met with three teams. Wow. One team remaining . Meaning, deal is done. Just have to sign now. Almost there China!!! — mettaworldpeace.com (@MettaWorldPeace) July 29, 2014
We now know the destination, thanks to ESPN's Ian Begley: The artist formerly known as Ron Artest will suit up for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association this fall.
Hearing: ex-Knick Metta World Peace is close to agreeing to terms with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. — Ian Begley (@IanBegley) July 30, 2014
World Peace, drafted by the Bulls in 1999, has also played for the Pacers, Kings, Rockets, Lakers and Knicks. His played a crucial role on the 2010 Lakers championship team.
The 34-year-old made headlines recently when he roughed up two street ballers on the courts of Venice Beach.