I a nutshell, Kanter claims to have spoken with many players around the league and - despite the fact that Kanter said he loved his time in NYC - the reason why big name players are skittish about coming is because of ...
Enes Kanter says free agents are scared of Knicks because of ownership
By STEFAN BONDY
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS |
SEP 09, 2019 | 1:20 PM
Despite all that New York has to offer in money and spotlight, the Knicks’ chase for superstar free agents has been defined by rejection.
According to Enes Kanter, who discussed this topic with his peers, there’s a specific reason for the failures: James Dolan.
“Not many people know that, but players talk. From different teams, they talk,” Kanter said on the Full 48 podcast with Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck. “I’m not blaming anybody. I had an amazing time with the Knicks. But other teammates I talked to or if they’re on different teams, they always said, ‘Amazing city, MSG is amazing. Everything is so good. But the ownership.’ They always keep saying, ‘But the ownership.’”