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Report: Enes Kanter was paid to play

Updated: September 9, 2010, 2:24 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

ISTANBUL -- Kentucky recruit Enes Kanter received more than $100,000 in cash and benefits while he played for a professional team in Turkey, the club's general manager told The New York Times.

Nedim Karakas, the GM for Fenerbahce Ulker, said the team has handed over banking and housing records to the NCAA, which is reviewing Kanter's amateur status.

"The NCAA asked officially what we paid," he told the newspaper. "We took from the bank what we paid. Normally, we send all the ...

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