NBA’s Enes Kanter Faces Backlash From China After Slamming “Brutal Dictator” Xi Jinping Over Tibet Abuses

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By Evan Bleier After previously getting his NBA games blacked out in Turkey over his criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Enes Kanter is banned in another country for calling another world leader a “brutal dictator.” Now a member of the Boston Celtics, the Turkish basketball player called on President Xi Jinping of China to “free Tibet” in a video tweet on Wednesday night. He also donned sneakers supporting the Tibetan people for his game against the New York Knicks. ““I’m here to add my voice and speak out about what is happening in Tibet. Under the Chinese government’s brutal…

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