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Fizdale promises Enes Kanter he has a place in Knicks rotation

PORTLAND, Ore. — Knicks coach David Fizdale said he had no problems with Enes Kanter missing the London game Jan. 17 versus the Wizards because he fears for his safety. “We’ll obviously miss not having him, but it is what it is,” Fizdale said after practice at the NIKE campus. “We’ll try to go out there, try to take care of business in that game and get right back. We’ll talk about it and discuss it and we’ll handle it the way we have to handle it.” Following the Lakers win late Friday night, Kanter was asked if he’d decided on traveling to London considering his Turkish passport is void and he’s in a long-running feud with Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kanter said he feared for his life, noting Turkish ...