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Name: Ronny Turiaf
Nickname: N/A
Born: January 13, 1983
Status: Active
Origin: Le Robert, France
Height: 6'10/2,08m
Weight: 249lbs/113kg
Schools: Gonzaga
Drafted: 2005, Second Round, 37th Overall by the Los Angeles Lakers.
Languages: English
Website: InterBasket
Teams (jersey): Gonzaga, Los Angeles Lakers
Ibn Notes: Turiaf was diagnosed with a heart problem shortly after being drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers.  Turiaf's contract was voided and he underwent open-heart surgery in July 2005.

To say the least, Turiaf's basketball career was in jeopardy.
 Fast forward to the 2006-07 NBA season and Turiaf is back in action for a playoff-bound La Lakers team.  His energy, hustle and sportsmanship coupled with injuries to Kwame Brown, Lamar Odom and Luke Walton, made Ronny a fan favorite as well as earning his way into Phil Jackson's rotation.  His career looks back on track, and with a lot of promise.

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