Enes Kanter Rumors

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Enes Kanter
Position: C
Born: 05/20/92
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:261 lbs. / 118.8 kg.
Salary: $16,407,500
This is not what most NBA teams eat after games. But the more adventurous Thunder players have done away with the traditional locker-room fare this season. Instead they’re digging into generous helpings of lamb and chicken kebabs. The person responsible for Oklahoma City’s culinary revolution isn’t Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook or any other Thunder starter. It is Enes Kanter, the team’s reserve center, who is Muslim and observes his religion’s dietary laws.
Westbrook and Serge Ibaka then began tearing into the halal trays. Before long, Thunder officials were searching the Internet for the top-rated Turkish and Middle Eastern restaurants in other cities when the team was on the road, all so they could feed a full lineup of NBA players with enormous appetites. “It’s like a mini-party,” said Thunder medical director Donnie Strack. “Everyone wants to steal Enes’s food.”
In January, Westbrook went over to Kanter’s house for Maklube, a traditional Turkish dinner. “Oh, that looks good as h***,” Westbrook said when the food was unveiled. Then the two played video games. Kanter beat him in FIFA. Westbrook whipped him in NBA Live. “There’s something really special with me and Russ,” Kanter said. “On the court, off the court, he’s always tried to help me, tried to talk to me. I’m just blessed to have a point guard like that.”