Ron Artest: Champion of Basketball and Dogs

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Ron Artest


Ron Artest has been sporting his heart of gold for quite some time thanks to his efforts to assist with PETA’s lifesaving spay and neuter campaign. Now he’s going to be sporting NBA gold on his finger after a spectacular win in last night’s Finals game!

Owing to Ron’s calm and cool demeanor (and, according to him, his psychiatrist!)—plus numerous steals and a crucial three-pointer late in the game—the LA Lakers clinched the NBA championship and proved that Ron is a force to be reckoned with on the court.

Congratulations, Ron!

Written by Karin Bennett

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