NBA champions Metta World Peace, Bill Wennington visit Manny Pacquiao | Inquirer Sports

NBA champions Metta World Peace, Bill Wennington visit Manny Pacquiao

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 06:11 PM January 14, 2019

Manny Pacquiao

NBA champion Metta World Peace, right, and son Jeron pose for a picture with Manny Pacquiao. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Two NBA champions took the time to drop by Manny Pacquiao’s lavish Los Angeles residence Monday (Manila time).

Bill Wennington, a three-time champion with the Chicago Bulls, and Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, who won a crown with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2010, were the Filipino boxing legend’s latest celebrity visitors.

Manny Pacquiao Bill Wennington


Last week another NBA champion in Michael Cooper, a five-time champion with the Lakers, who  went to Pacquiao’s home.


Decorated MMA star Cris Cyborg had also visited Pacquiao earlier this month.

The 40-year-old Pacquiao, the WBA welterweight champion, is defending his title against Adrien Broner on January 19 in Las Vegas.

World Peace, an NBA All-Star and Defensive Player of the Year in 2004, was with his son Jeron, whose mother Jennifer Ruth Uy Palma is a Filipino.

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