Boston — The Boston Celtics Center’s Enes Kanter has changed his name to “Enes Kanter Freedom” to celebrate becoming a US citizen.
Canter’s manager, Hank Fetic, told The Associated Press that Canter would hold a citizenship oath on Monday afternoon and at the same time complete his legal name change.
This news was first reported by Athletic.
Canter, 29, is from Turkey and has frankly criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish government. Canter said his passport was revoked by his hometown in 2017.
The first draft topic of 2011 was also featured on social media to support Tibetan independence and criticize China’s treatment of Uighurs. During the game, he wore shoes decorated to say “Free Tibet” and insisted on the boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
Added “freedom” to name after Enes Kanter became a U.S. citizen
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