Magic's Hedo Turkoglu and Wife Expecting First Child, a Daughter

10/19/2008 at 07:00 AM ET
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Orlando Magic’s small forward Hedo Turkoglu is about to be outnumbered in his household — he and his wife Banu are expecting a daughter in February or March. The 29-year-old’s coach, Stan Van Gundy, jokingly shared that he hopes the couple’s first child "looks like his [Hedo’s] wife and has her personality."

The Turkey native began playing basketball in the United States when he was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 2000 and has since played for the San Antonio Spurs also.

Source: Orlando Sentinel

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phoebe on

I read that thinking that ‘small forward’ meant that he was short, as I’m from the UK and am not very familiar with basketball terms, then I went onto the wiki page for this guy and realised he was the better part of seven feet tall lol.

Congrats to the couple, best wishes for the pregnancy.

CaliAngel on

Congrats to Hedo and his wife! I am a huge Sacramento Kings fan and can’t wait to see the little one.

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