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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A few days before his father was indicted by the Turkish government, Enes Kanter hosted the Enes Kanter Camp organized by NYC Basketball Kids and Playbook in New York City over the weekend. Here's a look at Kanter interacting with children at the camp:

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A few days before his father was indicted by the Turkish government, Enes Kanter hosted the Enes Kanter Camp organized by NYC Basketball Kids and Playbook in New York City over the weekend. He took a few minutes to answer some questions from ESPN.com. Here, Kanter talks about what he's learned about new coach David Fizdale thus far: "There's two different coaches. One (prefers) a coach-player (relationship). One is more about friendship. I think with him, it's friendship. It's more than (just) coach-player," Kanter said Saturday. "When I first met him, I got so much positive energy. I think he's changing the culture already with the Knicks. With his mentality, I just think it's going to be awesome."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A few days before his father was indicted by the Turkish government, Enes Kanter hosted the Enes Kanter Camp organized by NYC Basketball Kids and Playbook in New York City over the weekend. He took a few minutes to answer some questions from ESPN.com. Here, Kanter reiterates that he'd still prefer a long-term contract as opposed to a one-year deal. He has until June 29 to decide on his 2018-19 player option, worth $18.6 million. "Obviously, I want to be here. It's just that I would feel better and feel more secure and feel more comfortable if I signed (a contract for) multiple, two or three whatever, years," Kanter said Saturday. "Think about it. Next year, if you get hurt, then what? I know you can't worry about it but it's always in the back of your head like, ‘Man, if I get hurt, what's going to happen?'"

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A few days before his father was indicted by the Turkish government, Enes Kanter hosted the Enes Kanter Camp organized by NYC Basketball Kids and Playbook in New York City over the weekend. He took a few minutes to answer some questions from ESPN.com. Here, Kanter talks about how he is approaching his decision to opt in or out to his $18.6 million option for 2018-19: "The draft is (June 21) so after the 21st people are going to have a better idea what they want to do with the team. So I am waiting for after the 21st, between 21st and 29th. After 29th, I will make a decision," Kanter said on Saturday. "It's (pointless) to worry about (the decision) now because things can change so much between the 21st and 29th."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A few days before his father was indicted by the Turkish government, Enes Kanter hosted the Enes Kanter Camp organized by NYC Basketball Kids and Playbook in New York City over the weekend. He took a few minutes to answer some questions from ESPN.com. Here, Kanter talks about why he publicly challenged LeBron James to sign with the Knicks: "I will say this man: he is trying to be the best ever. If you win in New York, then people can say, ‘OK you're the goat. You're the best ever.'" Kanter said on Saturday. "There's no way he's going to win for whatever more years in Cleveland. (Michael) Jordan won three (titles with the Bulls after his first three-peat in Chicago) but I don't think it's going to happen in Cleveland. So I just think if he wins in a bigger city like New York, it would be amazing." Kanter would likely need to take a pay-cut to give the Knicks a chance to sign James, something he's aware of. The Knicks of course, have no chance to sign James this summer, though it's possible that they get a meeting with James because of his relationship with new coach David Fizdale and the front office's relationship with others close to James.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A few days before his father was indicted by the Turkish government, Enes Kanter hosted the Enes Kanter Camp organized by NYC Basketball Kids and Playbook in New York City. He took a few minutes to answer some questions from ESPN.com. Here, Kanter talks about what David Fizdale has told him about his role: "Actually, he wanted me to start taking threes. That's what he said. He actually texted me too and he was like, ‘Hey man, have you been shooting threes? Have you been practicing threes?' I think he wants me to shoot more threes now because he wants me to stretch the court," Kanter said Saturday. "I think teams will have an even tougher time if I spread out the court and start shooting threes. I think that's what he thinks." Kanter has been working on his 3-point shot.

Andrea Pelkey ESPN Producer 

The banners have a new home. Celtics' Auerbach Center opens today.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics held a grand opening for their new practice facility — the Auerbach Center — on Tuesday in Brighton's Boston Landing. It's just another asset for the Celtics as they try to attract star talent and construct a long-term contender.