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Former Thunder player's dad charged in Turkey
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J Pat Carter
Posted at 4:57 PM, Jun 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-19 17:57:16-04
A former Oklahoma City Thunder player is making headlines again for his politics.
Current New York Knicks player Enes Kanter's father has been charged in Turkey with membership to a terror group.
Mehmet Kanter attempted a coup against the current Turkish president last year.
The country's news agency says he's been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Enes Kanter has been outspoken against his home country's president.
Enes' Turkish passport was canceled last year.
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