MWP clears waivers, now unrestricted free agent

December 25, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony (7) controls the ball against the defense of Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace (15) during the second half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Metta World Peace was recently amnestied by the Los Angeles Lakers. Teams had a 48-hour window to make a claim on the enigmatic forward. However, according to Yahoo Sports, no team put a claim on him, making him an unrestricted free agent.

 

 

With this news, it seems likely that MWP goes to the Knicks. There has been a mutual interest to the two and MWP is from the New York area. However, Metta has also expressed interest in both the Clippers and overseas in China, so there are many possibilities for the 33-year old.

 

Metta had a bit of a comeback season last year in Mike D’Antoni’s offense, averaging 12.4 points and 5.0 rebounds a game last year, his highest figures as a Laker.

 

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Topics: Amnesty, China, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace, NBA, New York Knicks

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  • Jim Dowd

    Come on MWP…. You should have been a Knick when you were drafted! They made a mistake but now you can show them what they missed out on! Sign with the Knicks!!!

  • Jetsluva

    If MWP comes to the Knicks it could cancel the curse of Frederic Weis. We need a strong player who knows how to win and has a fighting spirit. COME ON MWP!!!