Now he's a Peace Knick. Ex-Lakers forward
World Peace tweeted Monday: "Where Brooklyn at?" in a jab to the
The second year of his deal is a player option, according to various reports.
The Lakers waived World Peace last week under the
Sunday was the deadline for NBA teams with salary cap room to bid on World Peace, but no team did, allowing him to negotiate a deal with any team except the Lakers.
The Knicks will apparently pay him about $1.7 million in the upcoming season, with the Lakers picking up the rest of the $7.7 million owed on his salary.
World Peace played four seasons for the Lakers and won a title in 2010. He has also played for Houston, Sacramento, Indiana and Chicago.
His deal with the Knicks is something of a homecoming for World Peace. He was born in New York, played high school ball there and played for St. John's in college.