Knicks’ Enes Kanter to skip London trip, fearing assassination ordered by Erdogan

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  • New York Knicks center Enes Kanter is skipping the team’s trip to London, fearing retribution from the Turkish government.
  • Kanter is an opponent of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has had his passport revoked and arrested his father.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York center Enes Kanter will not travel to London for the Knicks’ upcoming international game because he believes he could be assassinated because of his opposition to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Kanter announced his plan Friday night after the Knicks’ 119-112 win over the Lakers.

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