Enes Kanter to miss Knicks' London trip for fears of assassination

Yappi

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He should be playing for his New York Knicks in London this month but center Enes Kanter says he will not travel for fear of assassination.

The Turkish native is a critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and fears for his life should he make the trip to face the Washington Wizards on January 17.

"Sadly, I'm not going because of that freaking lunatic, the Turkish president," Kanter said following the Knicks' win against the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night, according to ESPN. "There's a chance that I can get killed out there."
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14Red

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And our athletes here think they have it tough if some fans or media get on their case a little??
 

Abdullah

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Brother Enes Kanter is now with Portland Trail Blazers and showing much heart and determination helping team win in playoffs while observing traditional fast for Holy Month of Ramadan.

Go Portland.

Alhamdulillah
 
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