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Why Enes Kanter is better off with the Thunder

Both the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Portland Trail Blazers had made a push to finalize a deal with the young center Enes Kanter. Then OKC decided to match the four year, $70 million offer presented by the Blazers on the evening of July 12.  There was once a question of which of these two teams is the better fit for the 4-year man out of Kentucky? Oklahoma City or Portland...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Intend to Match Portland’s Offer Sheet to Enes Kanter

The Oklahoma City Thunder have to make a decision on whether or not to match the Portland Trail Blazers’ four-year, $70 million offer sheet to restricted free agent Enes Kanter. According to a report from David Aldridge, the Thunder are currently expected to match the offer sheet and bring him back. Source indicates OKC will, as expected, match the 4-year, $70M offer sheet today...
Via Hoops-Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder to match Blazers' offer to Enes Kanter

The Oklahoma City Thunder will have to work out new contracts for Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook over the next couple 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 indicates OKC will...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: The pros of keeping Enes Kanter

Kanter is letting the money do the talking 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...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Why are the Portland Trail Blazers Chasing Enes Kanter?

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK- MARCH 24: Enes Kanter #34 of the Oklahoma City Thunder shoots against the Los Angeles Lakers on March 24, 2014 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images) The plan for the Oklahoma City Thunder to contend next season is to bring back the whole crew, including center Enes Kanter, a restricted...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers sign Enes Kanter to offer sheet

Restricted free agent center Enes Kanter signed a four-year $70 million offer sheet with the Portland Trail Blazers Thursday. This means that unless the Oklahoma City Thunder sign the four-year pro to the same exact deal within three days, Kanter will officially become a member of the Trail Blazers. A solid 6’ 11’’ 245 pounds, Enes Kanter is a physical player with a nice outside...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Kanter signs 4 yr, $70M offer sheet from Blazers

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter has signed a four-year, $70 million max offer sheet from the Portland Trail Blazers. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Trail Blazers did not announce the terms of the offer. The Thunder now have three days to decide if they will match the offer and retain...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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. OKC restricted free agent Enes Kanter signing a four-year, $70M maximum contract offer...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  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...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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