Metta World Peace taking part in informal workouts, close to signing deal with Lakers
Part of the Lakers' 2010 champion squad, Metta World Peace looks set to rejoin Kobe and Co. AP 

METTA Metta World Peace is working out with the LA Lakers and is close to signing a one-year-deal, according to a report.

World Peace is expected to be with the Lakers during training camp set to start this month, according to Yahoo Sports.

A member of the 2010 Lakers champion squad, the 6-foot-7 World Peace, now 35, looks to join a Lakers squad that now has veteran small forward Nick Young and 34th overall draft pick Anthony Brown.

The former NBA All-Star is expected to saw action in China and Italy after last playing in the NBA with the New York Knicks in 2014.

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