(CNN)NBA star Enes Kanter says one of his free basketball camps was canceled because the mosque hosting the event received threats from the Turkish consulate in New York. The mosque and the consulate denied that there was any intimidation.
Mosque cancels NBA star Enes Kanter's youth camp after Turkish consulate gets involved
Michael Balboni, spokesman for the Islamic Center of Long Island, told CNN that the Turkish consulate and others reached out to the center.
"A few members of the Turkish Community reached out saying, 'you need to check this guy out,'" Balboni said.