MWP Joins Rare Group

With a 3-point basket at the 2:34 mark in the fourth quarter at New Orleans, Metta World Peace became the sixth player in NBA history to record 12,000+ points, 4,000+ rebounds, 1,000 3-point field goals made and 1,500 steals. Teammate Kobe Bryant is on that list, along with Reggie Miller, Gary Payton, Jason Kidd and Paul Pierce.

During the Lakers home game against Orlando on Sunday, World Peace nailed his 1,000 career triple, becoming the 68th player to reach that milestone, and at Houston, he grabbed his 4,000th career board. The St. John’s product came into the New Orleans contest at 28th all-time in career steals, and fifth among active players, with 1,572.