Enes Kanter on Fear of Turkish Government: ‘If I’m in America, I’m Safe’

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter (00) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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New York Knicks center Enes Kanter spoke with CBS News on Friday regarding whether he fears the Turkish government.

During the interview, Kanter talked about the fact that the Turkish government has a warrant out for his arrest:

While Kanter has concerns about what could happen to him outside of the United States, he noted, “If I’m in American, I’m safe.”

Kanter has been outspoken in recent years against the Turkish government and critical of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

                      

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

NBA News

via Bleacher Report – NBA http://bit.ly/2gMI6gF

January 11, 2019 at 08:56AM

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