Ron Artest files papers to change name

The Lakers' for­ward filed pa­per­work in Los Angeles County Su­per­i­or Court to change his name to “Metta World Peace.” Artest has in­formed the Lakers of his plans but has not yet filed pa­per­work with the NBA to ap­ply for a name change on the back of his jer­sey, ac­cord­ing to Lakers spokes­man John Black.

Read more: Lakers' Ron Artest look­ing to change name to “Metta World Peace”

Published: June 23, 2011
Credits: Megan Garvey, Houston Mitchel, Anthony Pesce

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