Metta World Peace To Change Name

(Sichuan, China) — A new country for Metta World Peace, and a new name. The “China Daily” reports World Peace, who signed with the Chinese Basketball Association earlier this week, will change his name to “The Pandas Friend.” The player formerly known as Ron Artest is the CBA’s highest paid import player. “The Pandas Friend” has signed a one-year deal with the Sichuan Blue Whales worth more than 1.4-million-dollars. Peace Tweeted he would be adopting a new Chinese name, and has already made plans to visit the adorable endangered animals with his daughter. He played 15 seasons in the NBA for six different teams.