Metta World Peace, previously often known as Ron Artest, has had his fair proportion of unforgettable moments throughout his time in the NBA.
But when requested what his funniest story from his enjoying days was, World Peace gave a reasonably gross reply.
Brad Miller, the 6-foot-11 middle out of Purdue, performed on three separate groups with World Peace over their enjoying careers. World Peace knew Miller to be an avid hunter, even calling him a “hippie” throughout an interview with “The Hoop Chat with Emily Austin.”
Miller used to pull pranks within the locker room throughout their time with the Sacramento Kings, and World Peace stated Mike Bibby was the goal of this considerably horrifying working joke.
“He would bring in things he hunted and would leave it on Mike Bibby’s locker,” World Peace stated, laughing. “He would like mask it [with] towels or a jersey.”
What precisely would Miller be dropping in Bibby’s locker?
“Deer head,” World Peace answered. “I think turkey, maybe a couple other things.”
He continued, “It was just shocking. You don’t want to [have a] turkey in your locker, especially when you’re focused, like, ‘I’m going to have a good practice. [I’m going to] bust somebody’s butt in practice. [I’m going to] work hard.’ And then you got a dead turkey.”
World Peace and Miller had been first teammates with the Chicago Bulls through the 2000-2001 season because the latter joined the squad that took the previous sixteenth general decide within the 1999 NBA Draft.
But they had been each moved to the Indiana Pacers in a commerce that additionally despatched Ron Mercer and Kevin Ollie from Chicago to Indiana.
World Peace ultimately teamed up with Miller once more on the Kings when he was traded but once more through the 2005-2006 season.