UK fans launch 'Free Enes' T-shirt campaign

From one former Kentucky big man to another who might never get to play for the Wildcats, DeMarcus Cousins had this to tweet the other day in support of Enes Kanter.

With Kanter's college eligibility in question after the general manager of his Turkish club team told the New York Times the team had paid the top recruit, Cousins responded with a fusillade of this:


The phrase has now spawned a T-shirt campaign. The blog Kentucky Sports Radio reports it has generated a "tremendous response" after the site began promoting this $16 "Free Enes" shirt.

Other versions of the "Free Enes" shirts for sale have popped up here and here.

While John Calipari awaits word from the NCAA of its decision regarding Kanter's eligibility, there has been no public support from Coach Cal toward this particular campaign with his million-plus Twitter followers.

But if you see Ashley Judd, Drake, or LeBron James making a protest fashion statement in the near future, you'll know why.