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Enes Kanter Is Legally Changing His Name

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NBA star, Enes Kanter, is changing his name according to reports which surfaced in the past few hours.

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Enes Kanter has made quite the name for himself in the NBA.

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The Swiss-born Turkish basketballer is one of the biggest names in the NBA at the minute…

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But his work outside of the NBA has gotten him just as much fame.

Kanter has also made a huge name for himself as a human rights advocate and civil rights activist, criticizing people (such as LeBron James) and brands (such as Nike) for going against what he believes in.

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And now Kanter is reportedly changing his name to match his ethos.

According to Shams Charania, a journalist with The Athletic and Stadium, Kanter will be legally changing his name to Enes Kanter Freedom.

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Freedom will be his new last name.

This news comes as Kanter becomes a US citizen on Monday.

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Kanter himself retweeted the news story.

What do you think about the new name?

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