This month, Muslim athletes such as New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams will be observing Ramadan with fasting, prayer, reflection and community activities.

For NBA star Enes Kanter, this year's Ramadan comes during circumstances new to him: He's in the middle of the playoffs.

The New York Times' Spenser Mestel spoke to the Portland Trail Blazers' big man.

On Monday, around 4am, Enes Kanter will wake up, eat a light breakfast of yogurt, fruit and peanut butter, and drink as much water as he can. Then for the roughly 16 hours between sunrise

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