By Marc Weinreich
June 13, 2014

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There's really no end to the bizarre life and times of Metta World Peace.

The former NBA All-Star and Defensive Player of the Year will be brought on as an assistant coach for the girls basketball program at Palisades High School in California, because that seems safe.

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Head coach Torino Johnson said he's excited to have the 34-year-old Peace on his staff in part because "we're both into mental health awareness." The two met while Peace's daughter was enrolled at a middle school in Los Angeles. Johnson said they've been talking about the opportunity for years, and with some time now on his hands as a free agent, Peace told Johnson "Give me a title!"

No word yet on whether Peace will teach the ladies how to also fight fans.


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