Lakers News: Metta World Peace To Return To LA With Knicks March 25

mettaIn only four short years, Metta World Peace became one of the most beloved Lakers in recent memory. He may have made some questionable decisions on the court, and some original and indecipherable statements, but you could always count on Metta to give 100 percent any time he was suited up.

When the Lakers decided to amnesty Metta this off-season, fans were not happy. Even Kobe Bryant spoke against the move as Metta was one of the people he trusted most on the roster.

The NBA released it’s schedule today and Metta World Peace will return to Staples Center on March 25, when his hometown New York Knicks take on the Lakers.

I’m sure Staples Center will give Metta the standing ovation he deserves. Who could ever forget his buzzer-beating putback to defeat the Phoenix Suns in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals? And, he was arguably the best player on the court in Game 7 of the NBA Finals against the Celtics.

Regardless of his antics, there is little doubt that Metta had a huge impact on the Lakers and the Los Angeles community and when he returns, Laker fans should, and will, give him the ovation he deserves.

—————————————————————————————————————–

Did you see the Lakers are planning to sign Elias Harris? If not, check out the video below and don’t forget to click here to subscribe to our Lakers Nation YouTube Channel!

You May Also Like

VIDEO: Dwight Howard Nails Three In All-Star Game

Dwight Howard’s name has been floating around in trade rumros during All-Star…

LeBron James Believes Getting Players Back Healthy Has Provided ‘Stability’ For Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are rolling to begin the new year as they extended their win streak to four after blowing out the Atlanta Hawks…

Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan For 3rd On NBA’s All-Time Scoring List

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 Well, Kobe Bryant finally passed Michael…

Lakers News: Lonzo Ball Says His Shooting Struggles Are ‘In My Head’

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball has shown some positive signs to begin his first year in the NBA…