Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter made headlines this week for something other than his athleticism when he said he would not travel with his team to London later this month for fear that Ankara's spies might try to murder him.
Enes Kanter says he’s not going to London with Knicks because he fears for his life due to “that freaking lunatic, the Turkish president. There’s a chance that I can get killed out there.” pic.twitter.com/NvRDSHWB4V— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) January 5, 2019
This is my travel document:— Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) January 7, 2019
It’s NOT a visa issue!!!
I CAN go to London.
Either you are delusional, or still Erdogan’s lap dog..
Keep wagging your tail@hidoturkoglu15
@RT_Erdogan #DictatorErdogan pic.twitter.com/UpvEG24ayu