When Metta World Peace gives interviews, you don’t always expect comments with serious substance. This is not to say that the forward isn’t knowledgeable, but he’s usually more of an entertainer when questions are asked, and is generally very easygoing when it comes to addressing the media or fans. When he learned that the Los Angeles Lakers used the amnesty provision on him, he got through it by constantly joking about it on Twitter.
World Peace can also be very blunt when a situation calls for it, though, and he explained – very reasonably and accurately – why he knew in his heart that Dwight Howard would not sign with the Lakers long-term. Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News has details: