Kanter is a long-time supporter of Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999 and whose extradition Erdogan is seeking.
While Kanter has continued to speak out, often referring to Erdogan as, "The Hitler of our century", he has not just been critical.
Enes Kanter is back on US soil after a wild weekend overseas that saw his Turkish passport revoked while being detained in Romania. "All the trash I've been talking?"
Kanter said he believed he is one of Erdogan's targets because he has been an outspoken critic - so much so, Kanter has been disowned by his own family.
Speaking his mind about Turkey's president could land Enes Kanter in prison for a lengthy amount of time.More news: More than 3 million NC residents to travel during Christmas holiday
"I like the message that Nikki [Haley] sent yesterday at the United Nations for all of these nations that take our money and then they vote against us at the Security Council, or they vote against us potentially at the assembly", Trump said on Wednesday.
The Daily Sabah article that reported Turkey's response to the retweet said that the UAE "has been accused of supporting plots in Turkey against the Turkish government, as well as Ankara's role in the broader region".
The player is a vocal supporter of Fethullah Gulen, the USA -based cleric blamed by Turkey for last year's failed military coup. And they hate it. "Kanter said he hasn't spoken with his family in nearly two years".
"I hope the United States does not get the result it is hoping for", Erdoğan said in a speech in Turkey's capital of Ankara. They hate it, but that's why they're doing all this. "Just make the playoffs and drive the dude insane". When he arrived in NY, it was not clear how much playing time he would get, with the Knicks seemingly committed to giving Willy Hernangomez a chance to be the team's starting center.
According to Kanter, Turkey-the hooper's home country-had canceled his passport. But I think that stuff is not really going to bother me. I get my passport in two, three years I hope.