Turkey Reportedly Puts $500,000 Bounty On Head Of Outspoken Ex-NBA Star Enes Kanter Freedom

Posted on AllSides January 13th, 2023
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The home country of outspoken former NBA star Enes Kanter Freedom put a $500K bounty on his head earlier in January, Freedom revealed to the New York Post (NYP).

The Turkish government is offering 10 million Turkish Lira, worth about USD $500K, for information leading to Freedom’s arrest, the NYP reported Thursday. The bounty is reportedly a response to Freedom’s criticisms and accusations of various regimes, including the Turkish government.

Originally known as Enes Kanter, the former NBA player added Freedom to his name when he gained U.S. citizenship in...

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