Oklahoma City Thunder coach maximizing Enes Kanter’s talents

OKC Thunder: Billy Donovan maximizing Enes Kanter’s talents
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Steven Adams missed the Thunder’s game in Dallas on Friday night with a strained right elbow, suffered in pregame. But never fear. With a backup center like Enes Kanter, Billy Donovan’s move was clear. Into the starting lineup, Donovan just slipped in … Nick Collison.

That’s not just because Collison is quite the trusty hand. It’s also because Donovan knows a good thing when he sees it.

Kanter off the bench has been an absolute success for the Thunder. The $70 million man is a defensive liability, but Donovan has found ways to make it work with Kanter.

Kanter is playing more and more with either Adams or Serge Ibaka, so there’s usually a shot blocker behind Kanter.


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