Ronny Turiaf mourns Wes Leonard

Updated: March 13, 2011, 4:08 AM ET
By Jared Zwerling | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New York Knicks center Ronny Turiaf became emotional Saturday when asked about Wes Leonard, the basketball player from Fennville (Mich.) High School who died last week.

Turiaf -- who underwent open-heart surgery in 2005 -- got teary-eyed while talking about Leonard's death, which happened shortly after Leonard hit the game-winning shot against Bridgman High on March 3. While Fennville was celebrating its 57-55 victory and 20-0 regular season, Leonard collapsed and was ...

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