Miami Heat’s Meyers Leonard Suspended By Team, Dropped By Sponsors after Racial Slur

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NBA 2021: Miami Heat’s Meyers Leonard has been Suspended By Team and Dropped By Sponsors after Racial Slur.

In the wake of shooting a clear anti-Semitic insult during a game of Call of Duty, NBA player Leonard has been barred by his team the Miami Heat, and dropped by a number of his sponsors.

Meyers Leonard apologizes for using anti-Semitic slur

He got into trouble last year as well

Leonard was the only player to remain on his feet before a game while his teammates knelt to support the Black Lives Matter movement later apologized for using the term “kike b****”, claiming to somehow have not known what it meant:

 Despite this, Leonard has since been dropped by two of his sponsors, PC company Origin:

Meyers Leonard Doesn't Take A Knee - VAVEL USA

Leonard will also “be away from the team indefinitely” while the Heat—owned by Israeli-American businessman Micky Arison—and the NBA conduct an “investigation”.

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