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Just My Type
DAN PATRICK
May 13, 2013
METTA WORLD PEACE
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May 13, 2013

Just My Type

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METTA WORLD PEACE

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The Lakers' 33-year-old forward, a ringside regular, has been known to embrace combat. Now he's in a battle for his job: L.A. could amnesty the last year (and $7.7 million) of his contract for salary-cap relief.

DAN PATRICK: You were at the Floyd Mayweather--Robert Guerrero fight last weekend. How would you be as a boxer?

METTA WORLD PEACE: I'm pretty quick. I'm pretty tall. I would never give up. I think I'd be O.K.

DP: When's the last time you got punched?

MWP: I get elbowed a lot. [Laughs.]

DP: How would you describe this season with the Lakers?

MWP: It was unfortunate. We just couldn't capitalize on certain moments. I think we were talented enough to win, but injuries didn't help.

DP: What about Dwight Howard's season?

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