Meyers Leonard’s wife slams hater celebrating that former Miami Heat center didn’t get signed in offseason

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Former Miami Heat big man Meyers Leonard was not signed by a team during the 2021 offseason.

The veteran’s wife, Elle, recently put a Twitter user’s post about the center being unable to secure a job on blast.

Meyers Leonard joined the Heat during the summer of 2019.

The center started in 49 games for the Heat during the 2019-20 campaign. He appeared in a couple games during the Heat’s Cinderella run to the 2020 NBA Finals in the NBA bubble in Orlando, Fla.

However, things took a turn for Meyers Leonard during his second year in Miami. The 29-year-old suffered a season-ending injury in February 2021.

Most notably, Meyers Leonard infamously used an anti-Semitic slur during a livestream that caused him to be criticized across the league. The Heat strongly scolded the 7-footer for his choice words.

Finally, the Heat shipped Meyers Leonard and a draft pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for forward Trevor Ariza just before the 2021 All-Star break. Although Meyers Leonard’s chapter with the Heat ended in an unfortunate way, he has since made encouraging connections in the Miami community.

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Born and raised in South Florida, Justin has always been a passionate Miami Heat fan. An avid supporter from the time Miami got its first championship in 2006 to having a league-worst 15-67 record in 2008 to the whole LeBron James era until now, Justin has seen and stuck through it all. His all-around analysis and heart for the game has made him a premier NBA writer. He writes for a variety of sites but his commitment to the Heat is always top priority.