Cut by the Rockets in mid-February after a trade involving Dennis Schroder and Daniel Theis, Enes Freedom has not found a new contract, and he has repeatedly complained of being blacklisted in the NBA.
The ex Enes Kanter, who became an American citizen at the end of 2021, has been more talked about for his political statements for a year, whether it is to criticize China for the situation of the Uyghurs or even the NBA for precisely its links with China, or recently the upcoming meetings in the United Arab Emirates. Although Adam Silver assures that Freedom ” has the right to speak out on issues that matter to them“, the person concerned remains convinced that he was pushed towards the exit.
” It’s my goal [de jouer en NBA] he replied on Fox News. ” I’m 29, but he’s pushing me to retire at 29 because I speak. Every time I talk it hurts their business, it hurts their money, and it’s further proof that they care more about business and money than fighting players. That’s what’s killing me to my core. I just wish another player would join me to stop this.“.
For several months, the Turkish pivot has approached the most conservative circles in the United States, and it is therefore not surprising to see him on the set of Fox News. We will not be surprised either to learn that he is a big fan of Elon Musk, and he is therefore in favor of his takeover of Twitter and he even advises him to buy the NBA!
” That would be my dream! I think he’s doing amazing things for free speech, and he could bring some kind of justice to the NBA, and maybe finally I can play basketball. »
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