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Oklahoma City Thunders’ Enes Kanter released after being detained in Romania

OKC’s potent reserve power forward was stuck in Romania after authorities canceled his passport

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On Saturday morning, Enes Kanter of the Oklahoma City Thunder, tweeted that he was being detained in Romania after authorities told him that his passport had been canceled. Kanter was being detained due to his opposition of current Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Since, Kanter has been released and has tweeted that he is now safely in London.

He later tweeted a video that explains the whole situation. His opposition of the Turkish President was keeping him out of the country. While he was not locked up, he was told he could not leave.

The offensive-minded power forward then tweeted that he was safely in London after being detained for hours.

Kanter then went on to say that he will have a press conference in New York tomorrow to tell the whole story. He seems excited to expound upon what happened. The Thunder are relieved to see Enes back stateside.