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Enes Kanter already has offer to become WWE wrestler after hoops career

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BOSTON, MA - JULY 17: Enes Kanter #11 of the Boston Celtics poses for a portrait after being introduced during a press conference on July 17, 2019 at the Auerbach Center in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Please, please, please let this actually happen.

Outspoken NBA big man Enes Kanter already has an offer to become a WWE wrestler and plans to do that after his NBA playing career ends, he told Shams Charania of The Athletic at the end of a wide-ranging interview.

Kanter would make an AWESOME heel in the wrestling ring. This needs to happen.

It’s also years away. Kanter is just 27 and is a quality offensive player and rebounder who has a role in the NBA; he’s going to be around the league for a while. He has a $5 million player option with the Celtics for next season, and whether or not he picks it up (one league source said he’s expected to considering the unpredictable offseason market coming up), he’s going to make around that much money for years. That’s more than he will make as a pro wrestler.

But Kanter has his fallback career.