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Enes Kanter
15.5 8.9 0.7
Team: Oklahoma CityHeight: 6-11 Born: 5/20/1992
Position: CWeight: 245 Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
College: KentuckyDraft: 1st Round 3rd pick by Jazz(2011)

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July 12 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST5:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CT0:00 - The Thunder will keep Kanter after matching an offer sheet by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Analysis: Kanter helped the Thunder while Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka battled injuries. He averaged 13.8 points and 7.8 rebounds in 49 games with Utah, but those numbers ballooned to 18.7 points and 11.0 rebounds in 26 games with the Thunder. Kanter entered the offseason as a restricted free agent, and person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press that he signed a four-year, $70 million offer sheet with Portland last week.
July 10 10:01 PM PT11:01 PM MT12:01 AM CT1:01 AM ET5:01 GMT13:01 10:01 PM MST12:01 AM EST9:01 UAE07:011:01 ET12:01 AM CT4:01 - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter has signed a four-year, $70 million max offer sheet from the Portland Trail Blazers. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Trail Blazers did not announce the terms of the offer.
Analysis: The Thunder now have three days to decide if they will match the offer and retain Kanter, or let him go to Portland. Kanter averaged 18.7 points and 11.0 rebounds per game after the Thunder acquired him from Utah last season. He will be entering his fifth year in the league.
Apr. 22 8:01 AM PT9:01 AM MT10:01 AM CT11:01 AM ET15:01 GMT23:01 8:01 AM MST10:01 AM EST19:01 UAE17:0111:01 ET10:01 AM CT14:01 - Kanter has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and will return to normal offseason work in 4-6 weeks.
Analysis: Kanter, who was acquired on Feb. 19 from the Utah Jazz, started all 26 games after the deal and averaged 18.7 points and 11.0 rebounds while shooting 57 percent from the field. He also played through soreness in his left ankle late in the season. Overall, the fourth-year center played in 75 games with Utah and Oklahoma City, averaging 15.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per contest, both career highs.
Apr. 15 6:54 PM PT7:54 PM MT8:54 PM CT9:54 PM ET1:54 GMT9:54 6:54 PM MST8:54 PM EST5:54 UAE (+1)03:5421:54 ET8:54 PM CT0:54 - Kanter ended his fantasy season in strong fashion Wednesday night.
Analysis: Kanter had 25 points and 15 rebounds for his 31st double-double.
Apr. 11 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST8:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - Kanter scored 25 points in Friday's win over Sacramento.
Analysis: The big man is averaging 20.6 in his last 10 games.
Apr. 4 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET5:07 GMT13:07 10:07 PM MST12:07 AM EST9:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Kanter had 24 points and 17 rebounds in the Thunder's 100-92 loss at Memphis on Friday.
Analysis: Kanter has been superb since missing a game with an ankle injury. He's averaging 21.6 points and 13.0 rebounds in seven games since.
Apr. 1 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)05:5523:55 ET10:55 PM CT2:55 - Kanter exploded Wednesday for his most productive game since joining Oklahoma City.
Analysis: He finished with a career-high 30 points and grabbed 16 rebounds.
Mar. 29 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Kanter had 18 points and 11 rebounds in Saturday's loss at Utah.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 21.0 points and 13.1 boards over a string of eight straight double-doubles.
Mar. 25 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST8:23 UAE05:230:23 ET10:23 PM CT3:23 - Kanter had 25 points and 16 rebounds in the Thunders' 127-117 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 21.6 points and 12.6 rebounds over the last eight games.
Mar. 23 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE05:160:16 ET10:16 PM CT3:16 - Kanter had 27 points and 12 rebounds for Oklahoma City on Sunday.
Analysis: Kanter was expected to miss his second straight game with an ankle injury. But he was cleared to play after morning shootaround, and then got off to a fast start with 15 points in the first quarter.
Mar. 16 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET3:40 GMT11:40 8:40 PM MST10:40 PM EST7:40 UAE (+1)04:4023:40 ET9:40 PM CT2:40 - Kanter stayed hot with 19 points and 13 rebounds in Monday's loss to Dallas.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 19.8 points and 12.6 boards over his last five games.
Mar. 14 9:59 PM PT10:59 PM MT11:59 PM CT12:59 AM ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST8:59 UAE05:590:59 ET10:59 PM CT3:59 - Kanter scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in Friday's win over Minnesota.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 20.7 points and 10.7 rebounds over his last three games.
Mar. 8 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST7:08 UAE (+1)04:0823:08 ET9:08 PM CT2:08 - Kanter had 21 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday's win over Toronto.
Analysis: Kanter had totaled 14 points and 11 boards in his previous two games.
Feb. 28 9:31 PM PT10:31 PM MT11:31 PM CT12:31 AM ET5:31 GMT13:31 10:31 PM MST12:31 AM EST9:31 UAE06:310:31 ET11:31 PM CT4:31 - Kanter returned from a one-game absence in Sunday's 108-101 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Analysis: Kanter was not in the lineup Friday night against Portland because of a right thigh contusion.
Feb. 19 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST2:40 UAE (+1)23:4017:40 ET4:40 PM CT20:40 - The Thunder acquired Kanter from Utah in exchange for Reggie Jackson, the teams announced Thursday.
Analysis: Kanter, the third overall pick of the 2011 draft, is averaging career highs of 13.8 points and 7.8 rebounds.
Feb. 18 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)04:1822:18 ET9:18 PM CT1:18 - Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder says there are no ill feelings toward Kanter after the third-year center told reporters last week that he wanted to be traded.
Analysis: Snyder said the two spoke before the team held its first practice after the All-Star break Wednesday, and they're ''in a good place.'' Kanter told the Salt Lake Tribune he would like to be traded before Thursday's deadline. He has been in a frontcourt rotation with Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Trevor Booker. Kanter is averaging 13.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 27.1 minutes this season.
Feb. 5 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST10:41 UAE07:411:41 ET12:41 AM CT4:41 - Kanter had 16 points and 10 rebounds for his 12th double-double in Wednesday's loss to Memphis.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds over his last eight games.
Jan. 29 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Kanter had 21 points and 11 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Clippers, his 11th double-double of the season.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 19.6 points and 10.8 rebounds over his last five games.
Jan. 26 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT2:47 - Kanter had another nice game with 20 points and six rebounds Monday against the Celtics.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 19.3 points and 10.8 rebounds over his last four games. He has played 31-plus minutes three times in that span, so he should be a fixture in your lineup until his usage goes down.
Jan. 22 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE05:2223:22 ET10:22 PM CT2:22 - Kanter had 23 points and 16 rebounds in Thursday's 101-99 win at Milwaukee.
Analysis: That's two huge games in a row for Kanter, who put up 24 and 17 against Cleveland the night before. He remains a solid - but hardly elite - fantasy option.
Jan. 3 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Kanter is out with a sprained right ankle.
Analysis: There's no time table for his return.
Dec. 17 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT3:15 - Kanter scored 29 points in Tuesday's loss to New Orleans.
Analysis: The fourth-year center has posted some impressive numbers lately. Kanter also grabbed seven rebounds against the Pelicans.
Dec. 13 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - Kanter had a season-high 25 points in Friday's loss to Miami.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 17.0 points in six games this month.
Dec. 2 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT3:39 - Kanter had 17 points and 15 rebounds in Monday's loss to Denver for his third double-double of the season.
Analysis: Averaging 13.3 points and 6.7 rebounds, Kanter is not a bad player to own in fantasy, albeit not one you're probably regularly including in your lineup.
Nov. 24 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE05:0023:00 ET10:00 PM CT2:00 - Kanter had 19 points and eight rebounds for Utah on Monday.
Analysis: Kanter needs more post touches to help his fantasy owners but coach Quin Snyder's system has not emphasized the Turkish center to this point.
Nov. 22 10:16 PM PT11:16 PM MT12:16 AM CT1:16 AM ET6:16 GMT14:16 11:16 PM MST1:16 AM EST10:16 UAE07:161:16 ET12:16 AM CT4:16 - Kanter had 18 points Friday.
Analysis: Kanter could face Turkish countryman Omer Asik on Saturday but he may not. Asik has been out with back problems so Kanter's fantasy owners can take advantage of the hampered fellow Turk.

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