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OKC Thunder C Enes Kanter Says Father Has Been Arrested In Turkey

Oklahoma City Thunder big man Enes Kanter says his father has been arrested back home in Turkey.

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter has been a vocal critic of the regime in his native country of Turkey. He has spoken out against Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on several occasions.

Two weeks ago, Kanter was detained in an airport in Romania for his views. Turkey later issued a warrant for his arrest and accused him of being "a terrorist" for backing Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen after an attempted coup last summer.

Now, Kanter says his father has been arrested, and he referred to Erdogan as "the Hitler of our century."

The details of his arrest are unknown.

Interestingly, Kanter's father has disowned him in the past for his political views. Even if Kanter's dad is pro-government, did Erdogan have him arrested to try and lure Enes back to Turkey?

We'll update you if more details emerge.