Metta World Peace is coming home. According to ESPN Queensbridge, NY native has signed a two-year deal with the New York Knicks with one year guaranteed. The forward was amnestied by the Los Angles Lakers and cleared waivers on Sunday.
The baller formerly known as Ron Artest may either be confused about his new employer or be sending a warning to his crosstown rivals. His first tweet after the news was the inexplicable, “Where Brooklyn at?”
Madison Square Garden, The Knicks home, is in Manhattan. The Nets play at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Geography be damned, Peace will miss his old digs of Los Angeles and gave several reasons why:
“I’m gonna miss the LA Times and Melissa and Mark Medina!!”