The Top 7 NBA Players Who Made the Most Out of the Lockout


Even when there was no basketball, fans still had world peace. Metta World Peace, that is. The most recent pioneer from sports in government-changing endeavors, the L.A. laker drew inspiration from NFL’s New England Patriot and beloved tweeter Chad Ochocinco as part of a promise to pay his outstanding parking tickets. He also donated $285,000 to mental health charities across the country, winning the 2010-2011 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award as determined by the PBWA, a panel of 150 writers responsible for NBA sports coverage.

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