HoopsHype Enes Kanter rumors

April 9, 2013 Updates

Jody Genessy: Jazz C Enes Kanter will undergo minor surgery to repair damage in his left shoulder, per a source. He's expected to be back in month or so. Twitter @DJJazzyJody

Jody Genessy: Jazz center Enes Kanter is done for the season, according to a source. He is in NYC getting opinions on what to do with his left shoulder. Twitter @DJJazzyJody

Jazz center Enes Kanter was in New York on Monday, consulting with doctors about his dislocated right shoulder. Kanter was injured on March 27 against Phoenix. He has missed the last six games and, although the Jazz have not announced a official timetable for his recovery, it seems unlikely he will return this season. Salt Lake Tribune

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Kanter was examined by the Utah Jazz medical staff and underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test on his left shoulder on Thursday. The MRI test confirmed a dislocation of his left shoulder. Kanter did not travel with the team for Friday night’s game at Portland and will remain out indefinitely. He will continue to be re-evaluated and updates on his status will be provided as new information becomes available. NBA.com

March 28, 2013 Updates

Enes Kanter's shoulder injury was nasty. The big man went down in the second quarter when he and Hamed Haddadi both dove after a loose ball. The play resulted in a jump ball and Kanter's most serious injury since he joined the team last season. You wouldn't know that his season could be in jeopardy from the way he behaved after the game. He'll have an MRI on Thursday, but at night, he wore his left arm in a sling and was draped in a sweater. His jeans hung low on his hips, his abs were exposed. He smiled and joked. "Right now," he said, "I'm all right." Salt Lake Tribune

When one reporter said that girls love taking care of injured guys, Kanter said they had "already texted me." The guy is as much of a character as I've ever covered. He walks an enjoyable balance between the absurd (Kyrylo Fesenko, anyone? Anyone) but backs it up with a stunning work ethic. Salt Lake Tribune

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Enes Kanter sat out Friday's game because of the sprained right ankle he suffered Wednesday night against Minnesota. As such, it was no surprise to see him soaking his foot in a tub before tipoff. The contents of his bucket were surprising. The big plastic tub contained some ice, some cold water and some soggy popcorn. Popcorn!? Deseret News

A smiling Kanter's explanation: Tinsley supposedly told him popcorn has special healing powers. Tinsley joked back that Kanter acts like he was born in a barn. It was natural to put some corn in that particular trough, right? Deseret News

December 24, 2012 Updates

The Jazz view themselves as a playoff contender, and as long as that remains the case dealing a player like Millsap or even Jefferson remains a low-priority items, according to sources. Of the two, Millsap seems to be the easiest player to trade, mainly because Jazz reserve Derrick Favors is clearly ready to play a bigger role. Moving Al Jefferson is a bit of a different story because his back up, Enes Kanter, isn’t nearly as evolved. Several of the Jazz players that spoke with HOOPSWORLD said they believed Favors was clearly ready for a bigger role, although Kanter, while having shown flashes of ability this season, still has more work to do, especially on his body. HoopsWorld

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