Metta World Peace's In-Game Tweeting Is a Thing of Beauty

Jesse DorseyFeatured ColumnistMay 7, 2013

Once already in the playoffs, we've seen Metta World Peace spend a night doing exactly what we do—watch basketball and tweet incessantly about what's happening.

Only unlike each and every one of us, he's freaking hilarious, albeit unintentionally so.

I'm starting to hope that the Los Angeles Lakers never make the playoffs again, so long as it means Metta is sitting at home, tweeting about the games that we're all watching.

This time around he had his eye on the Indiana Pacers taking on the New York Knicks in their second game of the second round series.

Metta joined us right around halftime of the game as the Pacers dug their way out of a hole and turned it into a game. He started off with his theory on how teams win.

TEAM. Chemistry This is all that is needed to win!!

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

And then he got right into it. Metta's a New York man, so you know he's going to have some sort of connection to the Knicks.

It is good to see New York playing well. Me being form New York City , I am proud

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

Last time Metta got on a tweeting spree, he was going on and on about how much he liked the Memphis Grizzlies. He didn't leave them out this time around either.

Indiana and Memphis play similar ball. Smart , two way players.

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

A few minutes later, Metta got into a long series of semi-rhetorical, semi-ridiculous questions, re-tweeting answers as the night went on.

Is Carmelo's offense and rebounding better than Paul George's offense and defense?

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

If your life depended on it , would you predict a Indiana vs Memphis finals?

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

Who is the best Commentator in the playoffs?

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

If it was the last game of the season , who would you want doing the halftime show and commentating during games?

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

At this point, I think we all know the answer to that last question. I want Metta commentating every game and doing every halftime show for every basketball game for the rest of my life.

It's a simple dream, but it would make me happier than anything else could.

Jumping into a completely different direction, Metta got a phone call and urged us all to guess who it was.

OK. TV time out. Guess who just called me and made my day better even though it was awesome to begin with?He is such a great big man.guess

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

The answer is somehow not as strange as I thought it would be, but still extremely off the wall.

YUP!! Yao Ming!! What a pleasant surprise.... That was awesome. I absolutely love Yao. What a humble person..

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

My only complaint is that he didn't elaborate on what they talked about. I'm guessing there was some rhinoceros talk, but probably something about the two of them putting together a remake of Twins.

Its a wrap today but Indiana took home court. I think general managers dont get enough credit. With so many injuries teams are still winnin

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

Metta quickly got bored with the game once the Knicks started to run away, so he was looking for ways to speed the process up.

Can they just call this game and call OKC and see if the fans are in their seats and start the next game?

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

Eventually he got back into it when Chris Copeland was on the floor. He didn't know who Copeland was, but he totally dug him.

Number 14 on the knicks is my favorite player. I dont even know his name. He dope!!

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

A bit later, Metta swore off Twitter for the remainder of the playoffs. His declaration lasted all of two minutes.

Bye guys. I am not tweeting until the playoffs are over

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

WTH is in Thabeets hair?

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

OK i am not tweetinf for two months. Love yal. peace out!!!

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

KIA commecial banked on Blake being in the playoffs. NBA players are so good you never know what could happen. ok i am not tweeting anymore

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

I can't stay away. This game is crazy.Memphis still here?

— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 8, 2013

There's no way he can stay away. We would all miss him too much.