Metta World Peace is unconcerned about his contract status with the Lakers.
Lakers head coach Byron Scott said Metta World Peace is playing an important role for Los Angeles.
Metta World Peace will start on Monday vs. the Suns in place of Kobe Bryant.
Metta World Peace missed all nine shots from the field with no points, three rebounds and one steal in 18 minutes off the bench on Friday.
With Kobe Bryant (back) out Wednesday, Metta World Peace took his place in the starting lineup and had nine points on 4-of-7 FGs, one 3-pointer, two rebounds, one steal and one block in 27 minutes.
Metta World Peace will again draw the start at small forward for Wednesday's game against the Magic with Kobe Bryant (back) sidelined.
Metta World Peace started in place of Kobe Bryant on Tuesday and hit 5-of-7 shots and 4-of-4 3-pointers for 14 points, one assist and one steal in 22 minutes.
Metta World Peace will start in place of Kobe Bryant for Tuesday's game vs. the Heat.
Metta World Peace has reportedly made the Lakers for the 2015-16 season.
Metta World Peace said he's not concerned on if he'll make the Lakers final roster.
Metta World Peace played 21 minutes and had seven points, four rebounds and two assists in Tuesday's overtime loss to the Jazz.
Metta World Peace (calf) did not play in Sunday's preseason game against Utah.
Metta World Peace (calf) may miss Sunday's game vs. the Jazz.
Metta World Peace has missed the Lakers' last two practices due to a calf injury.