NBA free agency: Enes Kanter reacts to rejoining Celtics

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Enes Kanter appears fired up about reunion with Celtics originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

Enes Kanter hasn't changed, Celtics fans.

The free-agent big man reportedly agreed to a one-year contract with Boston worth $2.7 million, setting up his return to the C's after spending the 2020-21 season with the Portland Trail Blazers.

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The Athletic's Shams Charania broke the news of Kanter's Celtics reunion just before noon ET on Wednesday. Less than a minute later, Kanter was already celebrating on Twitter.

Kanter has been a prolific tweeter throughout his NBA career, so his swift reaction here isn't a surprise. The 29-year-old also enjoyed his one-year tenure in Boston during the 2019-20 season, so it's also no surprise he's pleased about returning to Causeway Street.

Kanter most likely will be a frontcourt role player behind Robert Williams and Al Horford, but at $2.7 million, he's a solid low-cost pickup for new president of basketball operations Brad Stevens who will bring a veteran presence (and some personality) to Boston's locker room.