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Muslim NBA player Enes Kanter doesn’t stop training during Ramadan, despite fasting for 17 hours all month — here's what Ramadan looks like for a pro athlete.
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Enes Kanter plays center for the New York Knicks and is currently doing off-season training in Chicago. But he’s also fasting 17 hours a day for Ramadan.

“I remember when I was with Oklahoma City Thunder, I remember there was this guy. He was not even Muslim. He wanted to fast with me for three days because he wanted to understand how an NBA player’s body feels when he’s fasting,” Kenter explained. “So, he fasted with me for three days, a lifting coach. And after three days he quit, of course, he said, ‘I have to have my coffee.’ Like a lot of Americans do. But I think it was a really cool thing that he was just trying to fast with me to see how my body feels.”

Though Kanter doesn’t eat all day, when it’s time to break his fast, he has to remember not to eat too fast — and he has to pray before he digs in.

“My praying is mostly for the universal peace,” he said. “I just want people from [different] background, different religion, different whatever. We come together and just try to make this world a better place to live in and we need to do it together.”  

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Kağan Kaymak
Tutsan nolur am oğlu Allah katında kabul mu olur senin ibadetin Allah bilir arada gidip gizli gizli su içiyodur
the girl said that kanter is better than lebron
did anyone hear 4:04?
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You also gotta pray.
Sara M
I dunno why they making it a big deal we fast and do our responsibilities duhhhh
adi jaya
Fun, peace, love and basketball 😃
Mankind19 Musa63
I have huge respect 4 this guy may God bless him.
what a moron lmfao
Syed Ali
Was he at Bombay Chopsticks? LOL
Merhaba Enes annene selamlar
vatan haini.
Yaman Erdem
poor people dont get a feast at iftar
Opper Gruppen
Tüh hoca efendisi kendisi için fetva vermemiş mi tutmana gerek yok diye
Göktürk Yıldırım
Fedöcü it
KrimZən Studio
I am Muslim I fast and play ball during Ramadan to.
David Huang
This makes me happy that we do mint have this rule as a Christian . Fasting sucks man . Being Hungary is so difficult to deal with
King Gogo
Hey Israel guy
Wengie Poops
“Cupcakes” 🤣🤣🤣🤣
Josep Mor
All in all seems like a cool guy, if we don't take into account the horrendous procedure that goes on in order to produce halal meat.
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