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According to TMZ, Ron Artest aka Metta World Peace is seriously thinking about competing in ABC’s hit T.V. show “Dancing with the Stars”

Reports say that Artest and “Dancing” producers have been in touch to reach a possible deal, yet nothings official.

The one issue Artest may run into if he decides to get his ‘dance on’ is “Dancing with the Stars” ends in November and if the lockout was ended on time the NBA would begin in October.

Former and current athletes have had a lot of success in past seasons. Emmitt Smith, Kristi Yamaguchi, Shawn Johnson and Hines Ward have all won in the past.

This would add to the busy off-season Artest has had. He has hosted a comedy tour, is currently looking to get a reality show picked up by a network, and of course in late August he will officially change his name to Metta World Peace.