Day 43 of the NBA lockout has come and gone.
It’s been a summer filled with the looming concern that NBA basketball may not return for the ’11-12 season, but there has been a single bright spot for Laker fans:
The player formerly known as Ron Artest has single-handedly kept the off-season interesting (and kept us from a million stories like this one).
First, there was the name change to Metta Worldpeace, something we asked him about yesterday at Matt Barnes’ Athletes vs. Cancer Celebrity Golf Tournament in Palos Verdes:
“A lot of guys did it over the years – World B. Free, Brian Williams from the Chicago Bulls, Ocho Cinco, Bison Dele. So, it’s pretty cool.”