Kanter signs with Trail Blazers

Aubrey Yates
February 14, 2019

The Portland Trail Blazers filled their final roster spot with veteran center Enes Kanter on Wednesday, further bolstering their bench unit and added a proven interior scorer and rebounder to their lineup.

Shortly after the 2018-19 National Basketball Association trade deadline passed, the New York Knicks waived Enes Kanter prior to the March 1 deadline to be eligible for the playoffs.

The Knicks tried to find a trade partner for Kanter by the February 7 deadline, but no luck. Excited to meet me new teammates, coaches, staff and most importantly the fans. "Let's go Rip City".

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The eighth-year center averaged 14 points and 10.5 rebound season with NY this season. He will become an unrestricted free agent this summer. They were now able to come out on top of the sweepstakes after several teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers, showed interest. He did not travel with the New York Knicks to London for a game in January because he said he feared for his safety.

The Oklahoma City Thunder matched the sheet, retaining Kanter before eventually trading him to the Knicks as part of the Carmelo Anthony deal in 2017.

He heads to a Portland team placed fourth in the Western Conference with a 33-23 record and will spend the remainder of this season backing up Jusuf Nurkic, a role he found success with in OKC, finishing third in the voting for Sixth Man of the Year back in 2016.

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