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#1 LALakersFan4Life

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 09:57 PM

Thank you for the memories, Ron. Thank you bringing the Lakers to a 16th NBA Championship in 2010 with that great game 7 performance. You knew what it really meant to be a Laker and to put on that golden armor. You played with heart. You played your ass off for the team. I'll miss your interviews. Your interviews are funny and entertaining. Once a Laker always a Laker. I'll miss you playing for the purple and gold. I wish you the best.


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#2 Majesty

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:00 PM

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I've always liked Steve Blake.

 


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:07 PM

 

It is probably time to go, but Metta's past contributions are much appreciated. I enjoyed the aggressiveness he brought to the court; he always did tend to put on a show. To better days World Peace, peace! :clap2:


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:11 PM

^ I was at that game. Literally everyone in the stadium was saying "nooooo" (including me) when he took it, then it was just this giant explosion of cheering.

 

Absolutely unreal. I'm going to miss Metta.



#5 Majesty

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:15 PM

Sometimes you wish it was the old CBA where we could get him to take less money on that other contract cause he's absolutely worth having on a team it's just the 7 million that hurt.


 

I've always liked Steve Blake.

 


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:16 PM

Man, I get chills when I watch the shot in game 7. So awesome.

 

Metta was a nut case sometimes but he always put his body on the line when he put on a Lakers jersey. I'm going to miss that left hand of his pick pocket all those gaurds and forwards night it and night out. If it wasnt for Metta then we wouldnt have number 16 hanging up at Staples right now.

 

Farewell, Metta/Ron! #TooSexyForMyCat



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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:17 PM

thank you to one of my favorite lakers. gonna miss MWP



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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:20 PM

Best of luck to you, Ron fierce Artest. I appreciate the toughness and energy you have brought to this organization and your contributions on and off the court will be missed dearly. Thanks.

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:22 PM

He did it for the..

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:24 PM

thank you ron, you earned your ring here



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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:26 PM

Will definitely miss him. Nutcase at times but a tough competitor who was always entertaining. 



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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:48 PM

I remember this night


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 11:07 PM

he was a crazy MOFO!!!!

 

LOVE HIM AND ALWAYS KEEP HIM IN MIND AS A CRAZY LAKER !:)

 

THANK U RON!


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 11:12 PM

Metta came in to every game ready to play.

No matter how he was feeling, no matter how many touches he got--he came to play and he gave a full effort every time he was out there on the court. His effort during his tenure here only comes second to Kobe's.

Even when he got injured this year, he rushed himself back because he wanted to do everything he could to help us get into the playoffs.

Yes, his skills diminished tremendously, but he always played like a grown ass man on a nightly basis.

Yes, he took too many shots this past season, but I'm going to look past his horrible performances because he was a loyal player who showed up every night and gave you all he had.

More than I can say for a lot of guys on this team. Ron has heart and his prescence off the court will be missed far greatly than his play on the court.

I wish him the best this upcoming season, hopefully he gets to go back home to New York and make a deep playoff run with his hometown team.

He'll always get support from me as a fan, regardless of what team he's on. Thanks, Metta.

Edited by Massacre, July 11, 2013 - 11:20 PM.

yo.
 


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 11:18 PM



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Posted July 11, 2013 - 11:37 PM

Where's the one against the Phoenix Suns?

That was one of my favorite Artest moments.
 

Trade for Austin Rivers, say, Hill & Johnson. 


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 11:44 PM

Where's the one against the Phoenix Suns?

That was one of my favorite Artest moments.



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Posted July 11, 2013 - 11:46 PM

^ Thank you kindly, I'd put it up, but I'm on my phone.
 

Trade for Austin Rivers, say, Hill & Johnson. 


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 11:55 PM

Thanks for all the memories Ron.



#20 Majesty

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Posted July 12, 2013 - 12:09 AM


That was just a magical season.

But it is a perfect microcosm of Ron Artest while here.
 
It's like an internet Meme

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Edited by Majesty, July 12, 2013 - 12:09 AM.

 

I've always liked Steve Blake.

 





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