Enes Kanter had every chance on Friday night to call out LeBron James to his face and he chose not to.
The Boston Celtics center has publicly criticized Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Nike co-founder Phil Knight in recent weeks to raise awareness of alleged human rights violations in China.
Celtics and Lakers faced off Friday night and Kanter wore sneakers featuring LeBron being annointed by the Chinese President.
Regarding Kanter’s comments, James had this to say postgame, per ESPN’s Dave McMenamin:
Footage has since shown that Kanter walked right past LeBron without saying a word well before the game started:
Here’s how social media reacted:
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