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Tune in to hear from Metta World Peace, one of the premier NBA defenders of his era, about his career, lessons learned, thoughts on today and plans for the future. The NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award winner in 2004, he was a member of the 2010 NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers and raffled off his championship ring to raise money for mental health nonprofits. His NBA career also includes stops with the Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, and New York Knicks. He also played in China and Italy in 2014 and 2015. World Peace, who was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his name in 2011 is joined on this podcast by Steve Weiss, an influential CEO, so the conversation stays relevant and dynamic.

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Tune in to hear from Metta World Peace, one of the premier NBA defenders of his era, about his career, lessons learned, thoughts on today and plans for the future. The NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award winner in 2004, he was a member of the 2010 NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers and raffled off his championship ring to raise money for mental health nonprofits. His NBA career also includes stops with the Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, and New York Knicks. He also played in China and Italy in 2014 and 2015. World Peace, who was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his name in 2011 is joined on this podcast by Steve Weiss, an influential CEO, so the conversation stays relevant and dynamic.

    Sports Betting - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Sports Betting - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Tune in to today's episode with Metta World Peace and Steve Weiss to hear their take on the new laws regarding sports betting. In the episode, Metta talks about his personal experience being propositioned to throw a game while he was in college. Steve and Metta dig deeper to uncover what's good about the law as well as other challenges national sports teams may face with this new change.

    • 12 min
    LIVE from the Gradelo Celebrity Basketball Tournament

    LIVE from the Gradelo Celebrity Basketball Tournament

    Tune in for a special episode recorded LIVE at the Gradelo Celebrity Basketball Tournament. Metta talks with special guests MarQuis Trill, Sarunas Jackson, Rashid Byrd, Nick Ansom, Tristan Jass, and Supreme Patty.

    A little about our guests:

    MarQuis Trill:
    MarQuis is an entertainment mogul who founded the social media management company, Entertainment 258 Agency Inc., which works with major artists, professional athletes, and businesses worldwide to help create and maintain their brands.

    His list of clients includes big-time​ names such as Justin Bieber, James Harden, Rob Kardashian, and Travis Scott, among others.

    Before becoming famous, he was a high school basketball star, becoming one of the top recruits in his class. He first gained fame on YouTube after his vlogs discussing his experiences attending Prairie View A&M University went viral.

    Sarunas Jackson:
    Sarunas is an actor who is known for his work in a variety of both film and television. He is best known for his appearance as a recurring role in the 2017 HBO series Insecure where he plays the character Alejandro 'Dro' Peña.

    In addition to his acting, he is also a successful writer and works as a part of the writing staff on the 2016 television series Vital Signs. With a role on the series Insecure, he stars alongside Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Amanda Seales, and Natasha Rothwell.

    Rashid Byrd:
    Rashid is an American professional basketball player. In 2004 Byrd signed with the Harlem Globetrotters. A year later in 2005, he signed with Seattle Supersonics NBA team. From there his basketball career took off. Playing 7 years as a professional basketball player. With a few NBA teams Detroit Pistons in 2003 , Seattle Super Sonics 2004-2005 , CBA in China 2006 with Shanxi Dragons, Los Angeles Lakers in 2007 - 2008 , Sacramento Kings in 2009 - 2010, NBDL for Los Angeles Defenders 2010 - 2011, Also he has been playing overseas currently through the years in Africa, Spain, Vienna, Kosovo, Puerto Rico Humanco, and Dubai.

    He started acting in 2002. Playing in epic movies as Ball Don't Lie, Hurricane Season, Love and Basketball. Then in 2007, he starred in a movie with Will Ferrell 'Semi-Pro', Byrd played Harvard, who was #50 for the Flint Tropics. Since. then he has been in national commercials for Mc Donald's, PenFed, Burger King, Got Milk, Nike, and Ferrari campaigns.

    Nick Ansom:
    Nick is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with a serious passion for the game of basketball. He has dedicated his life to building community through the sport that he loves.

    * Founder of The Venice Basketball League founded in 06
    * Facilitator of the basketball program at Boys and Girls Club in Venice 2008
    * Founder of The KVBL Natural Leaders Camp in 09
    * Partner with AEG on Nike 3 on 3.
    * Created traveling VBL All-Star team that raises funds for programs (Toured: China, France, Mexico)
    * Founder of The KVBL Natural Leaders Camp in 09

    Tristan Jass:
    Tristan is a basketball point guard who rose to fame after posting videos of himself shooting extreme layups on Instagram, earning over 250,000 followers.

    ESPN featured a video of him doing one of his complicated layups. Another video of him making a shot against one of his high school teachers has earned over 200,000 views on Instagram and was also featured on ESPN's website.

    Supreme Patty:
    Comedian and entertainer on Instagram whose short sketches have earned him 3.7 million followers on the platform. He has collaborated with fellow social media star Danny Duncan.

    • 29 min
    What Happened To The Ring?

    What Happened To The Ring?

    On today's episode, find out what Metta did with his championship ring. Looking for even more Metta? Metta's official​ biography with a forward from Phil Jackson hits shelves May 15th, but it has already shipped from the printer and is available on Amazon and for preorder at Barnes & Noble.

    • 7 min
    Ron Artest to Metta World Peace

    Ron Artest to Metta World Peace

    On today's episode, get a look inside the man himself and find out why Ron Artest changed his name and how he picked Metta World Peace. Looking for even more Metta? Metta's official​ biography with a forward from Phil Jackson hits shelves May 15th, but it has already shipped from the printer and is available on Amazon and for preorder at Barnes & Noble.

    • 15 min
    On Coaching the Knicks

    On Coaching the Knicks

    Tune in to find out about Metta's interest in coaching and hear his response to his viral tweet on coaching the New York Knicks.

    • 17 min
    Catching Up with Metta World Peace

    Catching Up with Metta World Peace

    Listen in to catch up with the world-famous NBA player, Metta World Peace. Where is he now? What does he spend his time on? and what does the future hold? Get all these answers and more in today's episode!

    • 12 min

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