Double Dribble

An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett

Metta World Peace shows off his acting chops

Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles

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You still may remember that time last season when Lakers forward Metta World Peace viciously elbowed James Harden in the head, but hey, he has a softer side, too.

So don't be upset that MWP scored a dismal three points in 36 minutes during Tuesday night's loss to the Mavericks, because even if this basketball thing is fading for him, Metta has a second career ready to go as an actor.

MWP,...

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Jeremy Lin: I wanted to stay with the Knicks for my whole career

Jeremy Lin is on the cover of the

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Jeremy Lin is on the cover of the November issue of GQ and he has a message for all the jilted Knicks fans: it's not you, it's me.

In released excerpts of the interview, Lin said that he wanted to be a member of the Knicks for the rest of his career, partly because of the fan response to his sudden rise from obscurity.

"You can't ask for a city or a fan base to embrace somebody...

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