China Daily initially reported that the former
Tweeted World Peace: "Guys my chinese name is not 'Panda Friend', its 'The Pandas Friend.'"
World Peace has announced that he has agreed to play overseas in China. He signed a one-year deal worth $1.43 million with the Sichuan Blue Whales, according to the newspaper.
He later added, "New Chinese name coming soon. You guys are going to love it!!!!"
World Peace, who played for the
The 34-year-old small forward averaged 13.8 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.8 steals during his 15 seasons in the NBA.