Found March 21, 2012 on
Well, there goes another one off the market.
Turiaf, a 6-foot-10 forward, gives the Heat a strong rebounding and defensive presence as they fortify themselves for a title run. For the Heat, Turiaf gives them another tough, experienced veteran to defend the Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The deal will be announced later Wednesday, league sources said.
It's hard to fault the guy. The Celtics need him more, but how can you pass on probably the best team in the league, in gorgeous weather, and a state with no income tax?
Welcome to the end of the Big 3 era... even the best of the leftovers are passing on Boston. My only defense is finding a picture of the guy that looks douchey enough to make us feel better about it.
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Ronny Turiaf wanted a place where he could win, and the Miami Heat wanted some extra inside help.
So the sides turned to each other.
Turiaf signed with the Heat on Wednesday, and the 6-foot-10 center is aiming to practice with his new club for the first time on Thursday. Turiaf has played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State, New York and Washington so far in his seven-year...
The Miami Heat signed free agent center Ronny Turiaf on Wednesday.
Turiaf played in only four games for the Washington Wizards this season before suffering a broken left hand.
He was traded to Denver as part of a three-team deal and subsequently released by the Nuggets.
The 6-foot-10 Turiaf is expected to join the Heat for Thursday's practice. In his seventh season in the...
At least the newest Miami Heat reserve center wont have to enroll with Jenny Craig.
The Heat have had Dexter Pittman and Eddy Curry, whose seasons have included as much time shedding pounds as working on their games. But Ronny Turiaf, who signed with the Heat after clearing waivers Wednesday, is a 6-foot-10, 250-pound guy who has had no weight problems and is a consummate professional...
The Boston Celtics' quest to add another big man to their roster met another roadblock Wednesday. Free-agent big man Ronny Turiaf has elected to sign with the Miami Heat, according to Yahoo! Sports. "We're working hard to get it finished up," said his agent, Mark Bartelstein. Turiaf, a 6-foot-10 power forward, averaged 4.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in...
Ronny Turiaf is expected to sign with a team by Wednesday.
The Denver Nuggets waived Ronny Turiaf as part of the trade that sent Nene to the Wizards in return for Turiaf and JaVale McGee. Now it looks as if Turiaf is set to join the Miami Heat. Turiaf only played in four games with the Wizards this season as he suffered a broken hand. Turiaf [...]
Ronny Turiaf has decided to sign with the Heat and the sides are in the process of finalizing an agreement.
The Miami Heat have signed free agent center Ronny Turiaf.
The trade deadline has passed, but another big transaction deadline is coming up this week. That's the deadline to sign players and have them be eligible to make a postseason roster. The Spurs have reportedly found their back up point guard, but still have room for at least one more player (two if they don't sign Eric Dawson for the rest of the season). In the last...
Here's an update on the Celtics pursuit of a power forward/center. Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld throws Josh Powell's name into the mix:
The Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns are among the teams expressing interest in unrestricted free agent Josh Powell, according to sources close to the situation. The 29-year-old signed in China during the lockout, but now he’s back in...
Two of the Celtics targets, Ronny Turiaf (Miami) and JJ Hickson (Blazers) are off the market. Boris Diaw (not that we really want him) has the Spurs and Suns at the top of his list.
When Portland signed JJ Hickson, they also waived Mehmet Okur, who might make a good target for the Celtics. Rumors are that the Celtics are also interested in Kyrylo Fesenko. He has been out...