Tuesday’s Mashup: Enes Kanter responds to LeBron James calling Daryl Morey ‘misinformed’

Lucy Burdge
October 15, 2019 - 7:23 am

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MLB: Astros at Yankees, 4:08 p.m. (FS1)
MLB: Cardinals at Nationals, 8:05 p.m. (TBS)


-- LeBron James called Daryl Morey “misinformed” on Monday for his tweet about Hong Kong and Enes Kanter responded to James was a series of tweets on Monday night. 

The outspoken Celtics center has also expressed his thoughts on his native Turkey and tweeted his support for Morey after his initial comments. 

-- David Ortiz returned to the FOX Sports broadcasting team this postseason and his analysis has been full of the unexpected. 

First, Ortiz pranked his fellow analyst Frank Thomas by switching out his water with vodka last week. 

Then the former Red Sox star brought it to another level when he lit up a cigar on live TV after the Astros’ walk-off win over the Yankees in Game 2 of the ALCS. 

When Alex Rodrguez informed Ortiz of the building’s no smoking policy, Ortiz responded, “I’m not planning on coming back. Smoke ’em if you got ’em.”

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Look, Brandon is a big back. Brandon can play on all downs, so can Sony. I mean whoever is in there, I don’t think it is that big of a deal.” -- Bill Belichick, to OMF, on Brandon Bolden replacing Sony Michel near the goal-line on Thursday