Enes Kanter’s last team in the NBA – now Enes Freedom – was the Boston Celtics. He is currently without a team.
Freedom is more than a word for a basketball player Annie’s Freedom -formerly known as Aeneas Kanter-, who is followed closely and even more so, Accused of being a terrorist by the Turkish government led by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, between his game and personal history, a fleeting chile tour,
a private tour
At the height of the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2016, 2.11-metre giant plane to land in Chile soon To spend your holidays in South America. Argentina was their first tour and later, it was the turn of the national soil.
school Mustafa Kemal Ataturk De lo Prado witnessed Kanter’s visit, an occasion where the Turkish-born athlete (now an American citizen) shared his experiences in the NBA with boys and girls.
Within his turn, the player must chile soccer team t-shirts and met Full development of a protest in Alameda, Shocked by this fact, the basketball player recorded the performance and left a record on his Twitter. “We’re stuck in protest in Chile, haha,” he said.
Şili'de protestonun içinde kaldık 😳😱
Haha 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/KubtXdMZMT
— Enes FREEDOM (@EnesFreedom) July 5, 2016
And then why is the player a terrorist?
Due to the political crisis rocking Turkey, the 2014 coup attempt by the Erdogan government and as a key point Turkish crackdown In the diplomatic crisis between that country and Syria, Kanter didn’t hesitate to take an opinion on the situation From his position as a public figure.
Even Enes Freedom Turkish President linked to Adolf Hitler,
“(Erdogan) does not respect human rights, there is no democracy in Turkey, no freedom of expression or religion. I called him the Hitler of our century, (…), I have many Kurdish friends and they are wonderful people. What is happening is a tragedy, many innocent men, women, children and babies are dying in Syria.”the former Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks player told CNN in 2019.
basically, for publicly criticize Erdogan and his repressive measures 29-year-old has said on more than one occasion that he feels victimised.
now, and after Classified as a terrorist by the Turkish government the New York Post newspaper, he confirmed that the government entity has offered a reward of half a million dollars for any information that leads to the capture of Annes Freedom.
Meanwhile, the former center of the Boston Celtics who is recognized as one of the best Turkish basketball players in the current century away from returning to his country every day and he fears for his life settled in the United States under the protection of the FBI.