Nevertheless, several NBA teams will pursue Kanter, including potentially the Dallas Mavericks, sources said. Surprisingly, the Milwaukee Bucks have yet to express an interest in Kanter, nor have they broached a meeting with him in free agency — despite their needs and his averages against their franchise over the past three seasons: 19.2 points and 10 rebounds per game.
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Alex Kennedy: I’ve heard the Bucks and Celtics have some level of interest in Enes Kanter. With cap rising in 2016, Kanter wants a max or near-max deal. For Bucks and Celtics, other free agents are a priority over Enes Kanter. But there is some interest, especially if they miss on others. Reminder: Enes Kanter is a restricted free agent so the Oklahoma City Thunder can match any offer sheet he receives.
The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they have acquired guard Luke Ridnour and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for the draft rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. Ridnour, 6-foot-2, 175 pounds, has averaged 9.3 points, 4.5 assists, 1.0 steals and 26.1 minutes in 830 career games (493 starts). He has played with Seattle (2003-08), Milwaukee (2008-10, 2013-14), Minnesota (2010-13), Charlotte (2013-14) and Orlando (2014-15).