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NBA player Enes Kanter urges int'l community not to allow Taiwan to be the next Ukraine, plans visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom said during an interview with Voice of America (VOA) on Tuesday (March 29) that he planned to visit Taiwan this summer and hold a large-scal...

NBA player, China critic Enes Kanter nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Boston Celtics player, steadfast China critic, and leading human rights activist Enes Kanter Freedom has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Freedom’s ...

Winter Olympians champion climate, peace amid muted activism

BEIJING (AP) — After a morning training session at the Winter Olympics’ Big Air Shougang venue, British snowboarder Katie Ormerod stopped by the press zone to do a quick interview. The top...

Celtics avoid luxury tax, keep core intact in trio of deals

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics had two goals ahead of the annual trade deadline: Get under the luxury-tax threshold and avoid shaking up their core eight-man rotation led by Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. ...

Olympics breaks own rules over China’s treatment of Uyghurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the Winter Olympics set to take place in Beijing from Feb. 4-20, 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has faced pressure to change the venue or boycott the...

Warriors minority owner under fire for comments on Uyghurs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Golden State Warriors minority owner who said “nobody cares" about the Uyghurs in China is under fire and the team is distancing itself from him. On the lates...

Former NBA great Yao Ming addresses Peng Shuai, Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Former NBA great Yao Ming said Monday he and others had a pleasant talk when they met last month with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, whose disappearance after making a sexual assault...

Embiid scores 41, 76ers beat Celtics 108-103

BOSTON (AP) — Myles Powell was on a layover in Dallas on his way to the G League showcase in Las Vegas when his agent FaceTimed to tell him he’d be signing with the Philadelphia 76ers as an emergency ...

Enes Kanter Freedom calls on Jeremy Lin to stand with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish-American basketball player Enes Kanter Freedom on Sunday (Dec. 5) posted messages on social media calling on Jeremy Lin (林書豪) to stand with Taiwan and stop taking ...

Celtics' Freedom calls becoming US citizen 'unforgettable'

BOSTON (AP) — Enes Freedom will now be linked forever to a word he says he fought for his entire life. The Boston Celtics center changed his name from Enes Kanter to Enes Kanter Free...

Celtics beat short-handed Raptors for 4th win in 6 games

TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Smart scored 21 points, Al Horford had 17 points and 11 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 109-97 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing str...

New country, new name for US citizen 'Enes Kanter Freedom'

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is changing his name to “Enes Kanter Freedom” to celebrate becoming a United States citizen. Kanter's manager, Hank Fetic, told The As...

Suns extend winning streak to 16, beating Nets 113-107

NEW YORK (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 22 and the Phoenix Suns extended their winning streak to 16 games with a 113-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. ...

Darius Garland scores 26 points, Cavaliers beat Magic 105-92

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland scored a season-high 26 points, rookie Evan Mobley had 13 points in his return from a sprained right elbow and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic 105-92 on ...

Tatum (33 points), Schroder (29) carry Celtics past Thunder

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 33 points, Dennis Schroder had 29 and the Boston Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 on Saturday night. Al Horford added 10 points, 11 r...