Because of the NBA lockout, Los Angeles Lakers star Ron Artest knew he indispensable something to occupy his time.
Making the decision to do Dancing with the Stars was a no-brainer, Artest told PEOPLE at Monday night’s live, deteriorate 13 DWTS expel proclamation in L.A.
“At initial it was not appealing,” Artest confesses. “I did not wish to do it. we don’t dance and all of the sauce adult and everything, but my daughter Diamond was like, Daddy, you should do it.”
Proud father Artest, 31, admittedly is a fool for his 8-year-old daughter, who battled cancer when she was 4.
“I had a possibility to play basketball abroad and we had a possibility to do Dancing with the Stars,” Artest says. “She asked me to do it, and we thought we could dance and lift some income for cancer research. I’m going to present the profits.”
Despite the fact that he might not play basketball this year, Artest says he is beholden for the event to show what he can do on the ballroom’s glossy hardwood floors once Dancing‘s new deteriorate kicks off Monday, Sept. 19, on ABC
“I have a lot of interesting things to come,” he says.
And if the NBA lockout is resolved while he’s still on the show? “I’ll cranky that overpass when it comes.”
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