Enes Kanter was one of the bright spots for the Utah Jazz Monday night

Enes KanterOne of the bright spots in the Jazz exhibition loss to Golden State on Monday night was the play of second-year center Enes Kanter.  It’s already been reported how Kanter looks different, having shed 51 pounds since leaving Turkey and toning up his 6-foot-11 frame during the off-season. He’s also added to his offensive repertoire as he showed in the opening exhibition game when he scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in just 24 minutes of action.  “He played with a lot of energy, he ran the floor and rebounded the ball extremely well,” said Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin on Tuesday morning. “He’s chasing the ball well and feeling good about how he can move and his second jump is really good. The weight loss has been good for him so far and he’s still a big guy inside, making contact.”

 

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