Metta World Peace to play in Italy

– Thanks to advice from former teammate Kobe Bryant, Metta World Peace joined Pallacanestro Cantu on Thursday, and was presented to the team's fans at its Mapooro Arena.

"I didn't come here because I'm old and I don't want to play anymore," World Peace said. "No, it's the perfect time for me, to come now, have a chance to play hard, meet my teammates, and then see if I can play another season here. It's one of the best leagues in the world, and I'm very excited."

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