(Nell Casey) Get ready for more fashion forward basketball in New York next season. According to a Yahoo! Sports report, the New York Knicks have come to an agreement to bring aboard Free Agent forward Metta World Peace. The deal is reportedly for 2 years and will bring the Queensbridge product home after "The Artest formerly known as Ron" was released from his contract by the LA Lakers this past weekend.

Rumors began last week that the Lakers might release the former All Star, and the story picked up steam when his father, Ron Artest Sr., told the Post that his son wanted to finish his career with the Knicks. By rule in the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement, World Peace was available for any team to claim via waivers, but may have postured his way into his long awaited homecoming by expressing interest in playing overseas in China, playing professional hockey, or staying put in LA and playing for the Clippers.

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