It's no secret that New York Knicks participant Enes Kanter has been important of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kanter has even gone so far as to name Erdogan the "Hitler of our era," feedback that Kanter feels have made him an enemy of the state. The NBA participant even selected to sit down out a group journey to London over fears of being assassinated. This morning, Kanter shared an interview with CBS News the place he defined his stance on the state of affairs and a number of the latest jail threats towards him and his household.
"If I am in America, I am secure. I really feel very secure," Kanter stated. "But, if I step outdoors of America, it is going to be a really harmful state of affairs."
He continued by explaining what it means to criticize a politician like Erdogan and what a number of the penalties are to one thing like that.
Fellow Turkish nationwide and former NBA participant Hedo Turkoglu has been a defender of President Erdogan prior to now and has spoken out towards Kanter's feedback, calling him "delusional."