Former WWE 24/7 Champion Enes Kanter Signs With The Boston Celtics

Enes Kanter is coming home.

The Athletic's Shams Charania reports NBA free agent Enes Kanter has signed a one-year deal with the Boston Celtics.

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Kanter spent last season playing for the Portland Trail Blazers where he averaged 11.2 points and 11 rebounds in 24 minutes per game.

Kanter previously played for the Celtics in 2019-20. Kanter joins fellow Oklahoma City Thunder legend Al Horford as a member of the Celtics frontcourt.

Kanter is a former WWE 24/7 Champion, winning the title as a member of the Celtics in 2019, and has been open about wanting to pursue wrestling following his basketball career.

In 2020, he said he's had offers to become a pro wrestler. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

Kanter has also spoken highly of Paul Heyman, saying Heyman wants to manage him when Brock Lesnar eventually retires. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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