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Metta lets fans pick nickname
Are you like many Americans, thinking Metta World Peace is a cumbersome and silly way to refer to the basketball player born as Ron Artest?
Well, World Peace is nothing if not a man of the people, and he's giving you an opportunity to fix it.
World Peace wants to clear up a rumor, however.
Don't believe anyone who said I'm changing my name again. I am letting fans give me a new nick name. I am not legally changing my name.— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) July 26, 2013
He says he'll be choosing his favorite submission in two weeks. When you visit his website, there is no obvious place to enter your submission, so we're assuming you just use the contact page and cross your fingers.
World Peace recently signed a contract with the New York Knicks, his sixth NBA team.