Ronny Turaif is a French former professional basketball player who played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Associ-ation (NBA). His career took off when he was signed to the LA Lakers and he then went on to play for Golden Sate Warr-iors, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers. Turiaf appeared in a total of 520 winning his first NBA championship in 2012 with the Miami Heat. He was also a member of the French National Team, earning 100 caps for his country.
Speaking at the Pro Direct store in Carnaby street he was full of support, inspiration and guidance for the fans and hopefuls who attended the event. He honestly believes that in the future basketball could become a major sport in the UK. He also let us know about his future plans of studying a masters degree. This week the Denver nuggets host the Indiana Pacers as part of the NBA global games 2017.
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