It’s been a pastime for NBA aficionados from the previous to dismiss the present period as delicate. Metta World Peace, nevertheless, is having none of that. He spelt it out on Twitter right this moment.
One of the crucial famously bodily, confrontational gamers ever, World Peace was awarded the Defensive Participant of the 12 months award.
Throughout his heyday, there have been few lockdown defenders along with his toughness. Ron Artest, as he was identified on the time, was a stupendous expertise on the defensive finish and by no means backed down from a bodily battle.
Metta Artest dismisses discuss of LeBron enjoying within the softest period
Regardless of peaking in his profession earlier than James made an All Star workforce, Artest was thought of probably the greatest LeBron defenders within the league.
Having gone up in opposition to a James within the bodily prime of his profession, Artest is aware of all concerning the physique and toughness of The King.
“LeBron isn’t enjoying within the softest period. I used to be in his period. And everyone knows I may have performed within the 80s period. I do know gamers that performed within the period popping out the 90’s that didn’t need any actual smoke. All you commentators and specialists, by no means name my period delicate.”
Not solely is MWP in place to touch upon this problem than the likes of Stephen A, he’s one of many hardest ‘powerful guys’ ever. His position in ‘Malice within the Palace’, which saved him out of aggressive basketball for the remainder of that season, proves that he’s by no means afraid to get into it.