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Enes Kanter Agrees to Deal with Trail Blazers

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Kanter recently hit the buyout market after a rocky tenure with the Knicks.

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Former New York Knicks center Enes Kanter has agreed to a deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, reports ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski. After the Knicks failed to trade Kanter at the NBA Trade Deadline, talks advanced towards a buyout.

Kanter took to Twitter to confirm the deal.

The Blazers signed Kanter to a four-year, $70 million offer sheet in the summer of 2015 before the Oklahoma City Thunder matched it.

Kanter has averaged 14.0 points and 10.5 rebounds per game for the Knicks this season in 25.6 minutes per game. He started in 23 of his 44 appearances.

Update: At least one of Kanter’s new teammates is a fan of the deal.