Enes Kanter wants out of Utah, and he's not planning on coming back any time soon.
After the Jazz's 87-82 loss to the Mavericks on Wednesday night, a "frustrated" Kanter told the Salt Lake Tribune's Aaron Falk he hopes to be traded before the NBA's Feb. 19 trade deadline. It looked as though the 6-11 center from Turkey came out of the game Wednesday with an apparent eye injury, but he told Falk that was not the reason he did return to action.
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"It was not my eye at all," Kanter said in his only comment to reporters in Dallas. "I don't know what it was, but it was not my eye at all. So we'll see what's going to happen."
According to the Deseret News' Jody Genessy, Kanter decided not to fly back to Utah on the Jazz's charter plane and will instead go in the opposite direction — east, to Pennsylvania — as the All-