Found March 18, 2012 on Celtics Life:
#CelticsTalk: You can add recently-waived Ronny Turiaf to the growing list of players that's on the #Celtics radar. — A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) March 18, 2012 Please no. This former Laker sucked when he was getting clowned in the 2008 finals by the Celtics. Now he's a shell of his limited former self. Plus he's always injured and he has a bad ticker. Let the Lakers sign him. We can do better (basically any big man in the D-League except for Mikki Moore).

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