NBA
THE NBA reacted in support of Portland's Enes Kanter on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), not long after the league's Turkish-centric Twitter account failed to mention Kanter's efforts in the Trail Blazers' victory over Denver ...
May 3, 2019
NBA
Portland Trail Blazers (53-29, No.3 ) vs. Denver Nuggets (54-28, No. 2) WESTERN CONFERENCE SECOND ROUND: Denver leads series 1-0BOTTOM LINE: The Denver Nuggets host the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference second round with a 1-0 ...
May 1, 2019
NBA
PORTLAND, Oregon - Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter's status for the second round of the playoffs remains uncertain because of a shoulder injury as Portland waits to learn its opponent.Kanter says he separated his left shoulder early on during Portland's ...
Apr 27, 2019
NBA
JUST a few months ago, Enes Kanter was toiling for a New York Knicks team that was heading nowhere.Now, he's a significant contributor for a Portland Trail Blazers team heading to the Western Conference semifinals.Kanter is one of ...
Apr 26, 2019
PBA
By Ryan GallardoPORTLAND - For fear of being politically persecuted by the regime of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Enes Kanter hasn't been back to Turkey since 2016.Last February 7, the New York Knicks bought out the remainder of his $ ...
Apr 15, 2019
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Jusuf Nurkic and Enes Kanter took advantage of Joel Embiid's absence.Nurkic scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Kanter had 16 and eight, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers,130-115, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila ...
Feb 23, 2019
NBA
NEW YORK - Jusuf Nurkic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, new backup Enes Kanter added 18 points and nine boards in his Portland debut, and the Trail Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets 113-99 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The center ...
Feb 22, 2019
NBA
OKLAHOMA City and Portland gained a boost in their respective bids for deep playoff runs in the NBA's Western conference after acquiring standout free agents.The Thunder signed Markieff Morris after his buyout from the New Orleans Pelicans, while the Blazers ...
Feb 15, 2019
NBA
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks have waived Enes Kanter and Wesley Matthews, allowing them to sign with other teams for a playoff run.The Knicks were unable to find a trade before Thursday's (Friday, Manila time) deadline for Kanter, ...
Feb 8, 2019
NBA
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization.Sabah newspaper says the Istanbul chief prosecutor's office had also prepared an extradition request for ...
Jan 17, 2019
NBA
SALT LAKE CITY - Dante Exum made the most of his first start of the season.Exum, a fifth-year guard filling in for usual starter Ricky Fubio, seized control of the Utah Jazz offense and had 13 points and a career-high ...
Dec 30, 2018
NBA
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Enes Kanter had a career-high 26 rebounds and scored 21 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. finished with 22 points and the New York Knicks overcame a poor shooting first half to beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 103-98, on Sunday night ( ...
Nov 26, 2018
NBA
ISTANBUL - A Turkish court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group," the country's official news agency reported on Monday.The indictment followed an investigation of Mehmet Kanter, and prosecutors ...
Jun 19, 2018
NBA
ORLANDO, Fla. - The New York Knicks got a season-high 26 points from Trey Burke and put up 120 playing without their All-Star.Yet all they talked about was defense after breaking an eight-game losing streak with a 120-113 ...
Feb 23, 2018
NBA
BOSTON - Terry Rozier filled in nicely for Kyrie Irving, logging his first career triple-double in his first NBA start and leading the Boston Celtics over the New York Knicks, 103-73, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).Rozier had 17 points, 11 ...
Feb 1, 2018
NBA
PHOENIX - The New York Knicks did not look like a worn-out team playing consecutive nights at the end of its longest road trip of the season.Instead, the Knicks methodically and persistently took it to the young and frequently frustrated Phoenix ...
Jan 27, 2018
NBA
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking more than four years in prison for NBA player Enes Kanter on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Anadolu Agency says an indictment prepared by the Istanbul chief ...
Dec 21, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made the biggest plays in overtime, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 113-109, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Beasley had 13 points, including the ...
Dec 13, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Enes Kanter had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the New York Knicks beat the Miami Heat, 115-86, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) despite losing Kristaps Porzingis to a sprained right ankle after 2-1/2 minutes.Back ...
Nov 30, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Kristaps Porzingis returned after a one-game absence to score 34 points, Courtney Lee added 20, and the New York Knicks beat the Sacramento Kings, 118-91, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Enes Kanter had 17 points and 13 ...
Nov 12, 2017
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