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Metta World Peace wants Jordan one-on-one

Posted on: November 22, 2011 9:39 pm
 
By Matt Moore 

Metta World Peace, the player formerly known as Ron Artest, has been very vocal in his criticism of Michael Jordan selling out the players now that he's an owner after championing their cause 12 years ago. He continued that theme the other night as he challenged the G.O.A.T. to a game of one-on-one with the fate of the lockout on the line. From the L.A. Times:
As for Lakers forward Metta World Peace, the work stoppage  apparently has made him suffer amnesia for reasons beyond missing out on the remainder of his three-year, $21-million deal. Its further propelled him to go on unsolicited Twitter rants, which resulted in him Monday night challenging Michael Jordan to a game of one-on-one.

"Come on Jordan!! Bring it. One on one. I win lockout over. Ill beat u with my eyes closed and a in and out burger in my right hand!!"
via Metta World Peace challenges Michael Jordan to one-on-one - latimes.com.

It's the double-exclamationmark there that really sells it.

MWP also challenged Jordan, saying he'd spot him 20 points "and a bag of cheetos." He even offered to let Jordan keep the cheetos if he won. That's how magnanimous MWP is. He also said he'd beat Jordan with a Subway sandwich in his hand while listening to Bon Jovi on headphones. 

If you're pondering a theme here, it's "Metta World Peace is (still) out of his mind." 

That said, given the state of the lockout, you'd have a hard time finding a fan that wouldn't mind risking it just to get the owners off their intransigent position. Then again, it is Michael Jordan. So the odds are not great, even at MJ's age.  
Comments

Since: Dec 11, 2010
Posted on: November 23, 2011 1:15 pm
 

Metta World Peace wants Jordan one-on-one

metta world peace can challenge me to a game of 1 on 1 and ill take it. hes about on my level so no spots needed. jordon is way out of his league. sorry metta ron artest. you cant beat jordon. you cant even do anything on the lakers.



Since: Mar 18, 2007
Posted on: November 22, 2011 11:21 pm
 

Metta World Peace wants Jordan one-on-one

hahahahaha this made me laugh



Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: November 22, 2011 11:07 pm
 

Metta World Peace wants Jordan one-on-one

fag


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