11/18/2010 02:01 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ron Artest Says He Wants To Try Out For An NFL Team After Basketball (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest told CBSSports that after his NBA career is over, he wants to try out for an NFL team.

"God willing, after my NBA career, God willing I'm still athletic enough - which I'm trying to take care of my body as best as possible and be prepared for this day, for this tryout of an NFL team," he said.

The 31-year-old went on to say that football has been a fantasy of his and that he also wants to start boxing. Scroll down to watch the video.