” I mean, Turkey is my country. You know, it’s my flag. That is where we’re raised… My family is born there. So that’s why, like, it’s tough to see that… your country don’t want you. “


” Our team security said, even if you go to a supermarket, have someone with you. So everywhere I go – grocery shopping, practice, go to games, go to plays – I always have someone with me because you never know, a lone wolf, one of the crazy Erdogan supporters will do something. “


” Because the last time I saw my family was 2015. Sometimes I even forget what they look like, you know? It’s so hard to communicate with them. Because Turkish police raided my house. They took electronics away, computers away. They wanted to see if I’m still in contact with my family or not. Any single text, they will all be in jail. “


” You still miss Turkish people, talking Turkish, you still miss your culture. That’s why New York is the best place to be because everywhere you go there’s Turkish people, your friends are here, you can go to eat Turkish food every day. “


” I remember during the draft I went to see a lot of organizations. But after you play in New York, you don’t really want to go anywhere else. The people around are so cool. “


” After I see in OKC, I see this is how NBA teams are. You know how you’re like in a dream and you have a superpower and just don’t want to open your eyes and end the dream? Oklahoma City’s been like that to me. “


” I think it’s so cool to just prove haters wrong. All you have to do is go out there and just fight. “



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I mean, Turkey is my country. You know, it
Our team security said, even if you go to a supermarket, have someone with you. So everywhere I go - grocery shopping, practice, go to games, go to plays - I always have someone with me because you never know, a lone wolf, one of the crazy Erdogan supporters will do something.


Because the last time I saw my family was 2015. Sometimes I even forget what they look like, you know? It’s so hard to communicate with them. Because Turkish police raided my house. They took electronics away, computers away. They wanted to see if I’m still in contact with my family or not. Any single text, they will all be in jail.
You still miss Turkish people, talking Turkish, you still miss your culture. That
I remember during the draft I went to see a lot of organizations. But after you play in New York, you don
After I see in OKC, I see this is how NBA teams are. You know how you
I think it’s so cool to just prove haters wrong. All you have to do is go out there and just fight.
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