Metta World Peace says he seriously considered retiring from the NBA when he was dropped from the Lakers … because he REEALLLY wanted to drink mudslides on a beach in Florida.
Mudslides are, in fact, delicious.
“I was thinking about just going down to like Destin, Florida … “which is one of the best beaches in America that”s not too expensive to travel to,” Metta says.
“So I was thinking about going to Destin, Florida or maybe going to Sarasota and just enjoying the beach. Sitting back … mudslides. I loooove some mudslides.”
So, why didn”t he hang “em up 33-year-old Metta says he still has 3-5 good years left in the league … and he”s really excited to play with the New York Knicks.
Still, Metta says he enjoyed playing in L.A. — and LOVED his teammates — and expects the Lakers to play in the finals next year … against the Knicks, of course.