The Swiss-born, Turkish-raised center landed in the Uni…

The Swiss-born, Turkish-raised center landed in the United States as a hoops-playing high school student in 2009 and finally won his American citizenship last month. To commemorate the event, last month he legally changed his last name to “Freedom.” When teammates offered to celebrate with a big party, Freedom, 29, cautioned against anything too wild. “I said, ‘Listen, we have a game,’” he told The Post. “All I want from you guys is cupcakes — bring me some blue and red cupcakes. They brought cupcakes and for two days I ate so many that I was about to get sick. For breakfast and lunch, during meetings, that’s all I ate. One of my coaches said, ‘Dude, that is not what you want to eat before practice.’ I said, ‘I am celebrating my position.’ He said, ‘Okay. You’re cool.’”
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