Report: NBA hands down punishment to Meyers Leonard for uttering anti-Semitic slur on Twitch'
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The NBA announced its punishment for Miami Heat big man Meyers Leonard after he used an anti-Semitic slur during a Twitch stream.

Leonard will be fined $50,000 and suspended from Miami’s facilities for one week.

The Heat have already condemned Leonard’s actions and stated that he will be away from the team indefinitely.

Leonard did issue a lengthy apology for his comments, stating that he did not know what the slur meant.

Leonard is out for the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to a shoulder injury. He has a team option on his contract for next season, but it seems his future in Miami is certainly in doubt.

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