Enes Kanter and LeBron James have long had an on-court and social media beef. It started back when Kanter was a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder and during his time with the New York Knicks, it escalated.
For that reason, the Boston Celtics win over the Los Angeles Lakers had extra meaning for Kanter, who had one of his best games of the season in the Celtics 139-107 drubbing of the West's second-best team.
And that sparked a conversation about Kanter and LeBron's beef.
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On the latest episode of "The Enes Kanter Show", Kanter discussed he and LeBron's feud with Chris Forsberg.
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While Kanter acknowledged that he didn't know if he and James still have beef, he did say that they still are intense competitors on the court.
In the game man, it's a war. It's a war. Because he's trying to win. I'm trying to win. I'm like, nope. I'm not going to say hi to you, not going to look at you.
Kanter agreed with Forsberg's observation that LeBron and Kanter are both guys who are "about the same things", but Kanter made one final point about the beef between the two.
On the court, it's different. No friendship.
This type of on-court drama is common in the NBA, so it's no surprise to continue to see Kanter and James continue to show disdain for one another when they play against each other. Surely they will do a bit to spark the Lakers-Celtics rivalry as long as they're a part of those teams.
Check out the full episode below and subscribe to "The Enes Kanter Show" on the NBC Sports Boston Podcast network.
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