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Enes Kanter Trolls LeBron James After First Career Ejection

LeBron James and Enes Kanter

In the wake of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ matchup against the New York Knicks on Nov. 13, big man Enes Kanter took offense to Cavs superstar LeBron James slighting rookie Frank Ntilikina.

James had said that the Knicks should’ve drafted Dallas Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. over Ntilikina and here’s what he had to say afterward:

“I don’t care who, I just cannot let anyone disrespect my family like that, because when I play for an organization, I see my teammates and that organization as like a family,” Kanter told reporters on Sunday. “And it doesn’t matter if it’s LeBron or whoever it is, I cannot just let him disrespect him like that. The coaches, the GMs, the president, this organization knows what they’re doing. … I mean, come on. That’s a rookie. You cannot just say anything like that about him.

“I don’t care, it doesn’t matter LeBron or whoever it is. I don’t care who. I cannot let anyone disrespect my family like that.”

Shortly after, James responded by saying that Kanter “always has something to say” and brushed off the remarks.

However, after tonight’s 108-97 victory over the Miami Heat, Kanter came after James yet again, as the four-time MVP was ejected for the first time in his career in the third quarter of the matchup.

Kanter is of course referencing a post from James in which James dubbed himself the “King of New York,” after the Cavs had rallied back from a fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Knicks.

You're welcome.. ?of NY #myfavoriteplayground #striveforgreatness?

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