Turkish TV station refuses to air Western Conference Finals over Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter
Fox News - Wed 15 May 16:46 GMT

Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter is by far Turkey’s best basketball player in the NBA and even though he is playing in the Western Conference Finals one TV station will not be airing his games.

Turkish TV station refuses to air Western Conference Finals over Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter

  S Sport, the main TV broadcaster of the NBA in Turkey, will not be showing the Western Conference Finals between the Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors because of Kanter’s criticism of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and support for exiled Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.

  Turkish fans could still watch the conference finals on NBA League Pass and NBA TV International.

  A Turkish TV station will not air the Western Conference Finals because of Enes Kanter.

  (Al Bello/Getty Images) Earlier this month, the NBA had to scrap ties with a vendor who ran the league’s Turkish Twitter account for failing to mention Kanter’s performance in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Denver Nuggets.

  CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has asked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to help facilitate Kanter’s safe travel should the Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors make the NBA Finals.