Getting to Know New York Knicks Center Ronny Turiaf

July 18th, 2010 by Keith Schlosser Leave a reply »

Talk about facing adversity—Ronny Turiaf overcame life threatening heart problems on his way to reaching the NBA Finals with the Lakers in 2008. His inspiring journey to conquer all has led him to become one of the league’s better defensive big men.

Underneath it all, Turiaf is a fantastic human being, always focused on giving back to the community, lending a helping hand to others with heart related issues, raising awareness, and making sure they all continue to live life to the fullest.

Now, following an offseason trade, he is poised to be the starting center for the New York Knicks. He took time out of his busy schedule to chat, as it’s obvious to see the support of his fans is extremely important to him.

While he may be tough on the court, deep down inside Turiaf is as lighthearted, kind, and positive as he is determined.

Read on to see what he had to say about living in New York City, his career, and how he thinks his buddy Tony Parker would react to playing for Turiaf’s new team, the Knicks!

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