Enes Kanter Was Live On Persicope When He Got Traded To The Knicks For Carmelo Anthony

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Enes Kanter‘s connection to Oklahoma City and the Thunder was magnified this week when Kevin Durant accidentally used his verified Twitter account to trash the Thunder and coach Billy Donovan. Durant ripped on his old squad as he was justifying his departure from Oklahoma City and his decision to play for and win a title with the Golden State Warriors.

Kanter was one of the most vocal defenders of the Thunder, calling the team and the city his “family.” His words drew praise from many in Oklahoma City, including a young fan who thanked him on video.

That’s what made it especially disheartening for some when Kanter was abruptly traded to the New York Knicks on Saturday. The blockbuster trade was a shock in a variety of ways, the first of which is that for the second time this offseason the Thunder swooped in at the last minute to make a huge deal.

The second is that Kanter clearly loved OKC and was getting shipped out of town. In fact, Kanter was broadcasting a visit with some young Thunder fans when word came down that he was traded.

Kanter doesn’t mention the trade in the video, but nearly every comment on the stream acknowledges that Kanter was leaving the Thunder and Carmelo was coming to town.

“What’s up everybody?” Kanter asks. “I’m right here hanging out with the kids.” He then asks a bunch of children, some wearing Thunder gear, to smile and say hello to the camera.

“Breh you just got traded,” one comment said. “Have fun in New York lol” says another.

Kanter continues to interact with children as the video continues, as do the comments.

“Does he even know he got traded,” Horsey McSnuffle asks in the comments.

It appears not, Mr. McSnuffle.

As Portland Trail Blazers star C.J. McCollum said on Twitter, “Stay woke, it’s a business.”

(Via Bro Bible)