Enes Kanter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Enes Kanter: America 'is my home now'

    Sporting News "Enes Kanter made headlines this weekend when he sent a video from his Twitter account with the caption, "I'm being held at Romanian airport by Police!!." Kanter has since returned home to the United States after what he called Monday during a conference call, "one of the craziest experiences I’ve..." May 22

  • Enes Kanter back in United States, will have news conference Monday

    ESPN "After being detained in Romania and having his passport revoked, Enes Kanter is back in the United States after landing in New York on Sunday morning, his agent told ESPN. Kanter tweeted late Saturday he was planning to do a news conference once he returned to the U.S., but agent Hilmi Cilnar..." May 21

  • Enes Kanter released by Romanian authorities after airport detention

    New York Times "Enes Kanter, a center for the N.B.A.’s Oklahoma City Thunder, said in a video posted on Twitter Saturday morning that he had been detained at a Romanian airport, with the authorities telling him that his passport had been canceled. Kanter, who is Turkish, said his political opposition to..." May 20

  • Explaining Enes Kanter’s airport detention and why it’s so serious

    Fox Sports "Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter says he's being detained at an airport in Romania because his Turkish passport has been revoked. "I'm being held at Romanian airport by Police," the Thunder big man tweeted along with a video on Saturday (which happened to be his birthday). If..." May 20

  • OKC's Enes Kanter detained in Romania

    ESPN "Oklahoma City Thunder forward Enes Kanter is being detained in Romania after his passport was "cancelled" by the Turkish embassy on Saturday morning, he said in a video posted to Twitter. Kanter, who arrived in Bucharest from Jakarta, Indonesia as part of his 2017 Enes Kanter LightFoundation..." May 20

  • Did Billy Donovan tell Mo Cheeks he “can’t play Kanter?” Sure looks like it.

    Pro Basketball Talk "Enes Kanter came off the bench for the Thunder Sunday and played 16:29 minutes, scoring eight points and grabbing three rebounds. That’s five minutes, six points and almost four rebounds off his average. Kanter is a good offensive big man, but it’s no secret he gets exposed when he has to move..." April 17

  • Kanter: Westbrook made Thunder teammates better, more 'Russ-er'

    The Player's Tribune "So I broke my arm. You may have heard about it. And if you haven’t heard about it, well, then … I’m sorry I brought it up. Because this injury, to be honest, it was not a smart one. It was in late January, during a home game against the Mavericks, in the heat of the moment. I saw this..." April 15

  • Enes Kanter's chair punch won't doom the Thunder, and here's why

    CBS Sports "When Enes Kanter punched a chair during the Oklahoma City Thunder's 109-98 win over the Dallas Mavericks last Thursday, he cost himself part of his season. The silly decision, made in a fit of rage, resulted in the big man having surgery the next day to repair a fractured right ulna (a broken bone..." January 31

  • Enes Kanter apologizes to teammates for breaking forearm

    ESPN "Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter spoke with reporters for the first time Saturday since fracturing his right forearm by punching a chair during the game against the Dallas Mavericks. He said he apologized to his teammates for his "mistake." "Of course it's like a really sad thing..." January 29

  • Enes Kanter: Russell Westbrook did not call Kevin Durant ‘b—h a–‘ after game

    The Oklahoman "Amid the talk of Thunder-Warriors, from Zaza Pachulia standing over Russell Westbrook to Kevin Durant and Westbrook exchanging words, Enes Kanter went unaccounted for. The Thunder big man was at the center of a video which showed Westbrook telling him in postgame "E, don't say 'what's up' to..." January 27

  • Thunder's Enes Kanter punches chair, reportedly out 6-8 weeks with forearm fracture

    ESPN "Enes Kanter fractured his right forearm punching his hand on a chair on the Thunder bench in the second quarter of a 109-98 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday and could miss up to two months, league sources told ESPN. The Thunder will re-evaluate Kanter and officially update his..." January 27