Current NBA free agent and former WWE 24/7 Champion Enes Kanter Freedom says he has an offer on the table to begin his wrestling career but didn't say where from.
The 6'10" basketball player is currently focused on his NBA career, however. He was waived by the Houston Rockets last month.
Freedom spoke to Let's Hang Live during the SEC Championship game on Sunday and was asked about a future in wrestling.
"I already have an offer. I'm just trying to figure out what is going to happen with this basketball thing," Kanter responded when asked about a possible in-ring career. "Obviously, I'm 29 and I want to play another like seven years in this league. I'm just going to figure out my basketball career first and then see what's going to happen but I already have an offer, it's just I'm not taking it right now. I love basketball, I don't want to quit basketball."
Freedom won and lost the WWE 24/7 title on the September 9, 2019, episode of Raw from Madison Square Garden. After pinning R-Truth to win the title, Freedom revealed he was wearing a Boston Celtics jersey. He had recently signed with the team after being waived by the New York Knicks that February. As the crowd booed, R-Truth rolled him up and won the title back.
In May of 2020, Freedom told Stadium's Shams Charania that he has an offer from WWE that he plans to accept when his basketball career is over.
Freedom's wrestling training with "Diamond" Dallas Page was also the subject of a short documentary produced by The Score in 2019.