Report: Blazers, Lakers and Celtics interested in Kanter
NBA.com Global on Jun 27, 2019 12:20 PM
PORTLAND, OR - MAY 5: Enes Kanter #00 of the Portland Trail Blazers reacts to play against the Denver Nuggets during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2019 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
In a free agent market flush with big men, Enes Kanter could be a bargain option for would-be contenders. Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports that Portland, Los Angeles and Boston will all express interest in the veteran big man when free agency negotiations commence next week.
Free agent center Enes Kanter is expected to receive interest from the Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics on June 30, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 26, 2019
Kanter is coming off a surprisingly effective playoff run with the Blazers in which he averaged 11.4 points and 9.7 rebounds during Portland's Western Conference finals run.