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Exclusive Interview with Ronnie Childs

Ronnie Childs is an explosive combo guard who can play the 1, 2 and 3 positions. He has great speed on the court, good scoring, passing skills, shoots 3 pointers well, creates for others and also can rebound the ball good for a combo guard.

– Ronnie thanks for talking to TalkBasket.net. Where are you at the moment and how are you going to be spending your first days back from Mexico?

I am in Mexico playing in the cieba league which ends soon this month after playoffs and my son is also here with me. My first days back I want to spend time with family and go to church.

– You about to finish the season in Mexico for Amigos Mazetecos. What kind of experience is it like playing in South America?

It was a great experience and the fans are awesome. I just think god for the 4th opportunity to play in South America

– You are currently averaging 24,0ppg, 10,0rpg and 10,0apg. What is it like being a top player in a league?

ACTUALLY each team have at least 2 import players, some 3 but i just go out and try to display my god given talent on the court.

– You have played in countries like Mexico, Colombia, Equatorial guinea and Oman. Was there any difficult that you had to get adjusted to playing in the Bolivia-Liga Superior?

No I fitted right in from the jump because it was a run and gun offense so I got chance to display alot of areas of my game.

– Since ending your career in 2011 with Albany State (NCAA2), how has your game developed in the last three years?

I became a better 3 point shooter and my all around game developed even more playing overseas

– As a rookie you played for Caribbean Heat Islanders de San Andres (Colombia-Copa Federacion,) averaging 10ppg, 3rpg, 8apg. What was your wake up call as a rookie to the life of a professional basketball player?

My wake up call is that everybody is just as good as you and that you got to work hard everyday and continue to work hard to keep your job

– You have never played for a European team yet. What fascinates you most about getting the chance to play in Europe?

Well I watch the euro league teams and i always wanted to play in that league or one of those top European leagues. I also want to prove I belong in Europe top leagues.

– You have a big interest in playing in Ukraine. What guys do you know that are playing in Ukraine and what advice have they given you?

I know Sidney Sanders and he trying to find his way out there and I’m sure he will do find. The advice I was giving is go out and play like it is your last game.

– Who was the toughest player that you ever played against in NCAA2 ball that might be in the NBA or Europe now?

I cant even remember to be honest I played against a lot of tough guys

– If you could see yourself in a few sentences as to why any team should want to have you, how would you describe yourself?

Well for one I’m a man of god and I live a holy lifestyle and as teams watch my video they will see that I can do a lot of things on the court at the shooting guard position by filling up the stat sheet.

How does a summer workout day look like for you on and off the court?

I actually work on ball handling and alot of shooting and alot of 5 on 5 to work on other aspects of my game

– What was the last DVD movie that you saw?

Passion of Christ

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