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Enes Kanter: If I step out of America, my life is in danger

Enes Kanter: If I step out of America, my life is in danger
Published On: Thu, Jan 10
Apr 5, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter (11) defends against Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic (23) in the third quarter at the Pepsi Center. The Thunder defeated the Nuggets 124-102. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Enes Kanter is not leaving the United States of America -- not even for a basketball game.

The New York Knicks big man, who has been at the center of attacks from Turkish PresidentA Recep TayyipA Erdogan due to Kanter speaking out against the Turkish president, explains that his life is in danger and that he will not leave America to play a game in London when the Knicks take on the Washington Wizards on January 17.

a€œIf I'm in America, I'm safe.A I feel very safe but if I stepA outside of America, it'll be aA very dangerous situation.a€

Knicks center and Turkish President Erdogan critic Enes Kanter will not travel to London for a game, fearing for his life.

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a€” CBS News (@CBSNews) January 9, 2019

Kanter has been very vocal in the past of Turkish presidentA Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the past and added that he fears that he could be killed by Turkish spies while in London.

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