How the OKC Thunder became obsessed with halal

When the Oklahoma City Thunder are in town, the business for halal-serving locations tends to boom. That is because the Thunder are making halal their go-to food choice after falling in love with it. It all started with the Thunder acquiring backup center Enes Kanter, who is Muslim and adheres to a special diet based on his religion. The Thunder have gone above and beyond in respecting...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Enes Kanter dwarfed by world’s tallest man

By Derek Hanson. Enes Kanter made headlines this summer when he inked a $70 million four-year contract with Oklahoma City.   However, if OKC was really looking for some “Turkish Thunder” to protect the rim, they may have been better off scouting Sultan Kosem, who, at 8’3″, just happens to be the world’s tallest man.  Here’s a recently taken picture of Enes and his...
Via The Sports Daily
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder to match Blazers' offer to Enes Kanter

By Vincent Frank The Oklahoma City Thunder will have to work out new contracts for Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook over the next couple of seasons. What might already prove to be an unenviable task could even become more difficult with news that Oklahoma City plans to match the four-year, $70 million offer sheet the Portland Blazers gave to center Enes Kanter last week. Source...
Via Sportsnaut
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: The pros of keeping Enes Kanter

By Asad Chevel Enes Kanter signed an offer sheet by the Portland Trail Blazers this past week worth $70 million over four years. Furthermore, shortly after the announcement, general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder Sam Presti said, “Our intention has been to match offers on Enes, and nothing has changed in this regard.” So it seems that the Thunder is willing to go the full...
Via isportsweb.com
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter to sign max offer with Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trailblazers have been looking for a way to replace recently-departed All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge, and on Friday they may have found it. Reports claim the Trail Blazers have agreed to a max offer with power forward Enes Kanter worth $70 million over four years. Kanter is a restricted free agent and his current team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, have three days to match...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Blazers sign Kanter to 4-year, $70M offer sheet

By Vincent Frank If the Oklahoma City Thunder want to keep restricted free agent Enes Kanter, it’s going to take a lot of creative work on their part. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Portland Trail Blazers have signed the veteran center to a max four-year, $70 million offer sheet. Kanter, 23, was the third overall pick of the Utah Jazz back in the 2011...
Via Sportsnaut
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: How bad do OKC want Enes Kanter back?

#34 Enes Kanter At the end of the 2014-15 NBA Season, Center for the Oklahoma City Thunder Enes Kanter became a restricted free agent (RFA). With a successful season in Oklahoma after landing there due to a three-team trade, the big man averaged 18.7 points per game as well as 11 rebounds per game. A consistent center that averages a double-double is definitely worth a lot of money...
Via isportsweb.com
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Enes Kanter embraces boos in return to Utah

By Chase Thomas There is nothing I love more than a good villain, because without them, the world would be pretty boring. With that said, when Enes Kanter kinda-sorta forced his way out of Utah at the NBA trade deadline this year, one might not expect the Salt Lake City faithful to welcome back the former Kentucky Wildcat with open arms. The “Let Me Hear It” gesture by Kanter...
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz trade rumors: Enes Kanter edition

Enes Kanter Earlier this week, Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter announced to the media that he hopes to be moved before the trade deadline. The surprising statement came after the Utah Jazz suffered defeat on the road against the Dallas Mavericks in a game where Kanter only played for 18 minutes. None of those minutes came in the fourth quarter, despite the game being close enough for...
Via isportsweb.com
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What’s wrong with Enes Kanter?

Enes Kanter has been removed from the starting lineup, and rather than use that demotion as motivation to prove he belongs back in the starting lineup, he appears to have lost all confidence. What is going on with his game? When it comes to offensive possessions, Kanter was seen as the stronger player to Favors, but Favors has actually demonstrated he’s the better option in many...
Via TornBySports
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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