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Lakers amnesty Metta World Peace

Updated: July 11, 2013, 10:43 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

He came to Los Angeles as the ringless Ron Artest and, after being waived via the amnesty clause, leaves L.A. as former champion Metta World Peace.

The Los Angeles Lakers officially parted ways with World Peace on Thursday night in an NBA luxury tax-cutting measure that will mean approximately $14 million in savings for the team.

"It's tough to say goodbye to a player such as Metta, who has been a significant part of our team the past four seasons. For anyone who's had the ...

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