Former NBA star Metta World Peace was a standout for the Los Angeles Lakers for years. As one of the city's most popular recent sports standouts, he is sure to be well-received when he speaks tomorrow at an event for the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles.
World Peace will share some insights at the 47th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Brotherhood Breakfast. The morning's festivities run from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. Live.
In addition to World Peace's presentation, the Brotherhood Award and Human Dignity Award will be presented. Dr. King's commitment to equality, social justice and community service will be recognized throughout the program.
World Peace was annually known as one of the NBA's best defensive players. He was the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2004 and a four-time All-Defensive Team honoree.
World Peace was also named to his only All-Star team and the All-NBA Third-Team in 2004. In his first season with the Lakers, he helped them win the 2010 NBA championship.
After a second stint with the franchise, World Peace retired from basketball last season. He is currently a player development coach for the South Bay Lakers of the G-League.
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