- By Ryan Dempsey Metta World Peace

No Malice: My Life in Basketball or: How a Kid from Queensbridge Survived the Streets, the Brawls, and Himself to Become an NBA Champion

  • Title: No Malice: My Life in Basketball or: How a Kid from Queensbridge Survived the Streets, the Brawls, and Himself to Become an NBA Champion
  • Author: Ryan Dempsey Metta World Peace
  • ISBN: 9781629374031
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Hardcover
  • No Malice My Life in Basketball or How a Kid from Queensbridge Survived the Streets the Brawls and Himself to Become an NBA Champion Metta World Peace knows what it means to be both the hero and the villain In his season professional basketball career he s darted back and forth between extremes taking on the roles of youthful

    Metta World Peace knows what it means to be both the hero and the villain In his 17 season professional basketball career, he s darted back and forth between extremes, taking on the roles of youthful phenom, league wide disgrace, All Star, unlikely international ambassador, and fan favorite Along the way, there have been awards, teammate rifts, an NBA championship trophyMetta World Peace knows what it means to be both the hero and the villain In his 17 season professional basketball career, he s darted back and forth between extremes, taking on the roles of youthful phenom, league wide disgrace, All Star, unlikely international ambassador, and fan favorite Along the way, there have been awards, teammate rifts, an NBA championship trophy, plus a name change or two It s than the guy born Ronald William Artest, Jr might have imagined for himself as a kid growing up in Queens In No Malice, World Peace speaks candidly about his life on and off the court, from his difficult upbringing, to his time as a star athlete and budding math major at St Johns from the infamous Malice at the Palace brawl in Detroit, where he earned one of the lengthiest suspensions the NBA has ever handed down, to his sunnier days as a Los Angeles Laker World Peace also opens up on such diverse subjects as his forays into business and entertainment, the truth behind his volatile, unbelievable antics which have puzzled fans and team management alike, as well as his outspoken advocacy for mental health awareness No topic is off the table, making this a must read for hoops fans in Indianapolis, LA, Chicago, China, and any place in between.

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