Knicks president says ball is in Kanter's court: 'He has to choose to opt in'
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Enes Kanter has a big decision to make this summer.

The New York Knicks center has an $18.6-million player option for next season and has indicated he wants to stay, even taking to social media to welcome new head coach David Fizdale and trying to recruit LeBron James.

"Enes wants to be here in New York," team president Steve Mills said on MSG Network, according to ESPN's Ian Begley.

Asked whether the next move is the Knicks' or Kanter's, Mills replied: "Really, it's his. He has to choose to opt in."

Kanter said last month he's leaning toward opting out of his deal and would be open to re-signing with the Knicks long term. The 25-year-old joined New York last offseason in the Carmelo Anthony blockbuster trade and averaged a career-high 11 rebounds to go along with 14.1 points and 1.5 assists as the starting center.

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Knicks president says ball is in Kanter's court: 'He has to choose to opt in'
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