Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the notorious “Malice at the Palace” brawl between the Pistons and Pacers.
It wasn’t just a basketball spectacle, it marked Detroit as a whole, adding to the city’s national reputation as a rough and tumble place, a scary outpost where fans weren’t even safe in the stands.
Detroit fans remember Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, for the infamous “Malice at the Palace” brawl in 2004.
In light of Metta World Peace aka Ron Artest aka The Panda’s Friend announcing that he is playing in China next season, let’s take a look at other notable players who have taken their talents overseas.
Here are seven great Twitter Responses To The Birth Of The Pandas Friend.
With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.
The Knicks have released World Peace and yesterday he tweeted there are eight decent teams he’s considering joining — and called the Pistons a sleeper team.
New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace believes Marcus Smart can learn from the fallout of his three-game suspension for shoving a fan during a game at Texas Tech on Saturday night.
Perhaps the most infamous incident ever at the Palace of Auburn Hills was the 2004 brawl that started out as an on-court brouhaha between the Detroit Pistons and the Indiana Pacers and ended with players going into the stands when a fan threw a beer on the Pacers’ Ron Artest.
Metta World Peace (Ron Artest) and his daughter recently made an appearance on “Yo Gabba Gabba!”, the hit show on Nick Jr.