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Metta World Peace to change name to The Pandas Friend

Fri., Aug. 8, 2014

Metta World Peace wants to change his name again. China Daily initially reported that the former NBA star’s new name will be Panda Friend, but World Peace revealed Thursday afternoon that he has another name in mind. Tweeted World Peace: “Guys my chinese name is not ‘Panda Friend’, its ‘ The Pandas Friend.’” World Peace signed a one-year deal worth $1.43 million with the Sichuan Blue Whales in China, according to the newspaper. He recently tweeted: “First thing I am doing when I get to china will be visiting Pandas with my daughter BabyGirl - Sade.” He later added, “New Chinese name coming soon. You guys are going to love it!!!!” – L.A. Times

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