Clippers pick up Turiaf

The Los Angeles Clippers have signed free agent forward Ronny Turiaf.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Turiaf, a native of Martinique currently playing for France at the Olympics, was a member of the NBA champion Miami Heat last season. He split the shortened campaign with Washington and Miami, but played in 12 playoff games to help the Heat to the championship.

The seven-year NBA veteran started seven postseason games last spring for the Heat and averaged 1.9 points with 2.6 rebounds.

Turiaf has appeared in 375 NBA games for Miami, Washington, the New York Knicks, Golden State and the Los Angeles Lakers. He began his career with the Lakers after a standout collegiate career at Gonzaga, and has averaged 5.2 points with 3.8 rebounds during his NBA career.