Enes Kanter




SEASON 25.5 59.8 0 85.4 14.1 10.8 1.5 0.5
CAREER STATS 21.8 54 29.4 77.8 11.7 7.3 0.7 0.4


6 ft11 in

/ 2.11m


245 lbs

/ 111.1kg


0021701038 CHA NYK RECAP

Tim Hardaway Jr. posts 25 points and grabs three rebounds to lead the Knicks past the Hornets 124-101.

0021701038 CHA NYK kanter layup q3

Enes Kanter steals and gets to the other end to lay it up and in.

0021701022 PHI NYK RECAP

Ben Simmons notches a triple-double with 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists as the 76ers get the win over the Knicks, 118-110.

0021701022 PHI NYK Kanter Layup Q3

Good passing by the Knicks leads to an Enes Kanter layup.

0021701009 DAL NYK RECAP

The Mavericks pull away with a 110-97 win over the Knicks behind 30 points and four rebounds from Harrison Barnes.

0021700981 NYK MIL RECAP

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 28 points with 10 rebounds to lead the Bucks over New York, 120-112.

0021700962 nyk por recap

Damian Lillard goes off for 37 points and grabs two rebounds to lead the Trail Blazers in a win over the Knicks.

0021700949 NYK SAC RECAP

Bogdan Bogdanovic leads the Kings to a 102-99 victory with 22 points and seven assists.

0021700935 nyk lac recap

DeAndre Jordan posted another double-double with 19 points and 20 rebounds as the Clippers rack up a win against the Knicks 128-105. Enes Kanter also had a double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds for New York in the loss.

0021700935 nyk lac jordan oop q3 wsc

Lou Williams throws a risky lob to DeAndre Jordan who is still able to throw down the alley-oop over Enes Kanter.

0021700935 nyk lac kanter block q2 wsc

Enes Kanter was a brick wall in the paint when he rejected a layup from Lou Williams.

0021700935 nyk lac beasley assist q1

Michael Beasley gets two defenders jumper with the ball fake so he dishes to Enes Kanter for a jam.

0021700900 GSW NYK RECAP

Klay Thompson hit four 3-pointers and finished with 26 points as the Warriors outwork the Knicks 125-111. Emmanuel Mudiay had 20 points for New York in the loss.

20180225 fantasy focus

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0021700868 NYK ORL RECAP

Trey Burke comes off the bench and goes off for 26 points while Tim Hardaway Jr. adds 23 points and six assists.

0021700857 WAS NYK RECAP

Bradley Beal scores 36 points and Otto Porter Jr. adds 22 as the Washington Wizards comeback from 27 down to defeat the New York Knicks, 118-113.


Michael Beasley finds Enes Kanter underneath the basket for a two-handed slam.


Enes Kanter drops Marcin Gortat to the floor then throws down the one-handed dunk over Gortat.


Jarrett Jack finds Enes Kanter running the floor through defenders for a left-handed layup in transition.

0021700842 NYK PHI RECAP

T.J. McConnell comes off the bench and records a triple-double with 10 points,10 rebounds, and 11 assists as the 76ers get the win over the Knicks, 108-92.


Professional History

Appeared in 373 games (114 starts) and averaged 10.7 points and 6.7 rebounds in 21.3 minutes.

Appeared in 82 games (one start) and averaged 12.7 points on .576 shooting from the field (414- of-719 FG, 4th in the NBA) and 8.1 rebounds in 21.0 minutes.

Only Thunder player to appear in all 82 games which represented the first time he had accomplished the feat in his career. Careerhigh PER of 24.1 (10th in the NBA and highest amongst bench players). He was the only player in the NBA to average 12-plus points and eightplus rebounds off the bench. His 8.1 rebounds per game represented the highest amongst bench players. Established new career-highs in points (1038) and rebounds (664). Led all reserves with 25 double-doubles. Recorded career-high 33 points while pulling down 20 rebounds at Portland (4/6), becoming the first Thunder player to put together a 30-20 game in the Oklahoma City era. Scored 26 points in 22 minutes vs. Portland (3/14). Shot 11-of-11 from the field for 23 points at Sacramento (2/29). Notched 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting at Denver (1/19). Back-to-back games of 20-plus points on 12/27- 12/29. Produced 24 points and 13 rebounds vs. New Orleans (11/18). Opened the season with 15 points and 16 rebounds vs. San Antonio (10/28). One game of 30-plus points. 11 games of 20-plus points. Scored in double figures in 57 games. 27 games of double-digit rebounds. Led team in scoring twice and rebounding 21 times.

2014-15: In his Thunder debut, recorded 10 points and 13 rebounds at Charlotte (2/21) followed by 20 points and 12 boards vs. Denver (2/22) the next night. Posted 23 points and 15 boards vs. Minnesota (3/13). Totaled 18 points and 18 boards in a win vs. Chicago (3/15). Scored 27 points on a career-high-tying 12 field goals with 12 rebounds vs. Miami (3/22). Totaled a career-high 30 points (9-of-13 shooting) with 16 rebounds vs. Dallas (4/1). Notched 25 points and 16 rebounds in a win over LA Lakers (3/24). Scored 27 points to go with 13 rebounds in a win over Portland (4/13). Registered 25 points and 15 boards in the Thunder’s season finale at Minnesota (4/15). Acquired by Oklahoma City from the Utah Jazz through trade on 2/19. Scored a then career-high 29 points at New Orleans (12/16). Put together a double-double of 23 points and 16 rebounds at Milwaukee (1/22). Had a team-high 21 points and 11 rebounds vs. LA Clippers (1/28). Scored in double figures in 58 games. Scored 20-plus points on 18 occasions. Has recorded 30 double-doubles this season (16 with the Thunder). Grabbed 10-plus rebounds in 30 games. One game DNP – Right Thigh Contusion. One game DNP – Left Ankle Sprain.
2013-14: Appeared in 80 games (37 starts) and averaged 12.3 points and 7.5 rebounds in 26.7 minutes, all career-high marks. Posted a careerhigh 24 double-doubles. Led Utah in rebounding 24 times and in scoring 11 times. Recorded 10 or more points in 53 games and 20-plus points in 12 games. Pulled down 10 or more rebounds in 27 contests. Recorded a then career-high 27 points and 14 rebounds at Milwaukee (3/3). Pulled down a career-high tying 10 offensive rebounds (12 total rebounds), while contributing 20 points at Phoenix (11/1). Missed one game due to right quadriceps tendinitis. Inactive one other game.
2012-13: Appeared in 70 games (two starts) and averaged 7.2 points and 4.3 rebounds in 15.4 minutes. Scored in double-figures 22 times. Grabbed 10-plus rebounds twice. Had two double-doubles. Registered a then careerhigh 23 points and career-high 22 rebounds vs. Charlotte (3/1). Missed two games due to a sprained right ankle. Missed 10 games due to a dislocated left shoulder. 2011-12: Appeared in 66 games and averaged 4.6 points and 4.2 rebounds in 13.2 minutes. Became the 10th Jazz rookie in franchise history to appear in every regular season game. Scored in double figures seven times. Pulled down 10-plus rebounds four times. Had 11 rebounds at LA Lakers (12/27), the most in a Jazz rookie debut since the team moved to Utah.

In 22 games averaged 8.4 points and 5.8 rebounds in 16.6 minutes.
2016: In 18 games, averaging 9.4 points and 6.2 rebounds in 17.9 minutes. Tied a playoff-high 13 rebounds and three blocks on 5/10 at San Antonio. Tallied a postseason career-high 28 points on 12-of-13 shooting at Dallas on 4/24. Scored 21 points (6-of-7 shooting) with eight boards at Dallas on 4/21. Collected the first postseason doubledouble of his career with 16 points and a playoff career-high 13 rebounds vs. Dallas on 4/16. Two games of 20+ points. Two double-doubles
2012: With Utah, appeared in four games against San Antonio, averaging 3.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.00 block in 10.8 minutes.

Played for the Turkish national team at EuroBasket 2011 in Lithuania, averaging 9.6 points and 3.9 rebounds. Played for the Turkish U18 national team in 2009 and was named the championship’s MVP after averaging 18.6 points and a tournament-best 16.4 rebounds, leading Turkey to the bronze medal at the European Championships in France. Named Best Player and Best Center at the 2009 European Championships by eurobasket.com. Won a bronze medal at the European Championships in the U16 division in 2008. Shot an event record 13- 21 from the field, scoring 34 points and grabbing 13 rebounds at the 2010 Nike Hoops Summit in Portland, Ore.. His 34-point scoring effort for the World Team broke the individual record of 33 points previously set by Dirk Nowitzki in 1998.

Enrolled as freshman at the University of Kentucky in 2010-11, but ruled ineligible to play by the NCAA. Though unable to compete, stayed at Kentucky as a special assistant, attending classes and working out with the team.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2017 65GP 1657MIN 390FGM 652FGA 59.8FG% 03PM 23PA 03P% 134FTM 157FTA 85.4FT% 245OREB 456DREB 701REB 95AST 116TOV 34STL 35BLK 168PF 33DD2 0TD3 914PTS -210+/-

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