Enes Kanter returns from broken forearm, shares terrifying post-surgery photo

Last month, Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter punched a chair in frustration… and broke his right forearm. Kanter was expected to miss 6-8 weeks, but returned ahead of schedule to play for the Thunder on Friday night against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 24-year-old center pulled down seven rebounds in his 19 minutes off the bench, but struggled offensively, with four points...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter Offers Sage Advice To Roy Williams After UNC Coach Attacks Chair

Sometimes, the best advice comes from the places you’d least expect. But we probably should’ve seen this coming. North Carolina coach Roy Williams was not in a pleasant mood Saturday afternoon after his Tar Heels fell behind early to Miami, and he vented by taking his anger out on a chair. Fortunately, Williams didn’t injure himself or anyone else in the chair-tossing incident...
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January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter cracks Twitter joke after Roy Williams slams chair

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter considers it his newfound duty to warn his fellow professionals of the dangers of chairs.Days after fracturing his forearm as a result of punching a chair in frustration, Kanter took note of North Carolina coach Roy Williams getting a little too aggravated on the bench during a timeout. Not wanting to see Williams get hurt, Kanter shared his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

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

Russell Westbrook may have no interest in maintaining a friendly relationship with Kevin Durant, but that doesn’t mean he insulted his former teammate after the two faced off recently — at least according to Enes Kanter.Following the Oklahoma City Thunder’s loss to the Golden State Warriors last week, cameras picked up on Westbrook telling Kanter to not “say what’s up to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Thunder's Kanter reportedly out 6-8 weeks with broken forearm

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter left Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Mavericks after punching a chair on the sidelines. We’re to assume that Kanter was frustrated about his play on the court, which included four points and three turnovers in nine minutes in the Thunder’s 109-98 win.Here’s video of the punch and Kanter then holding his arm: At first, reports...
Via The Comeback
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Enes Kanter punches chair, injures hand

Athletes often react differently when they know they’ll be playing on primetime television. Some rise to the occasion, while others struggle with the extra added pressure. The latter seemed to be the case for Enes Kanter during Thursday night’s game against the Mavericks, which was broadcasted nationally on TNT. Kanter fouled Justin Anderson with roughly one second remaining...
Via The Sports Daily
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder fear Kanter fractured hand punching chair

Thunder big man Enes Kanter was forced to leave Thursday’s game as a result of a self-inflicted injury that could turn out to be pretty serious.During the second quarter of Oklahoma City's game against the Mavericks, Kanter was visibly frustrated during a stoppage in play. Upon arriving to the bench, he slammed his hand into a chair. Afterward, Kanter could be seen taking a closer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Kanter: Thunder were 'better, played harder' than Warriors in WCF

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s collapse to the Golden State Warriors in last year’s Western Conference Finals won’t soon be forgotten by any of their players, especially center Enes Kanter. In a recent interview with Scooby Axson of Sports Illustrated, Kanter said losing that series hurt especially because OKC knew they were the better team. “It was definitely frustrating...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter trolls Lakers after Russell Westbrook extension

By Vincent Frank Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is very good at this social media thing. He’s proven this over and over again during the summer. That didn’t change in the hours following the report that Russell Westbrook had agreed to sign an extension with his Thunder team. Knowing full well that the Los Angeles Lakers were going to show interest in the All-Star...
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August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter got death threats after failed military coup in Turkey

Enes Kanter’s outspokenness on the failed military coup in Turkey to overthrow government has resulted in death threats on Twitter. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward posted a picture with multiple threats (in Turkish) related to his comments on the coup. Buyrun Bakalım; pic.twitter.com/sUHBfRpyFB — Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) July 20, 2016 “Death threats continue...
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July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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