Enes Kanter’s relationship with Colin Kaepernick apparently disappeared after he stood up to China and Nike.
Kanter is the only player in the NBA willing to call out China’s horrific record on human rights and Nike’s cozy relationship with the dictatorship in Beijing. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Given the fact Kaepernick has framed himself as a civil rights leader and hero, you’d think he’d love Kanter’s activism. Not so much!
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“After I started to talk about the problems happening in China and started to criticize Nike and some other companies, I lost him. There’s no answer. I’m just hoping inside that he hasn’t seen my text messages,” Kanter said during an interview on Outkick’s “Tomi Lahren is Fearless.”
You can watch his full comments below.
I love how Kanter is holding out hope that Kaepernick has just missed his texts instead of the much more likely explanation that he’s not interested in responding!