Miami Heat big man Meyers Leonard landed in hot water his week after he appeared to use an offensive slur on video.
While streaming himself playing Call of Duty (CoD), Leonard could seemingly be heard uttering a particularly nasty slur for no clear reason.
Meyers Leonard says racial slurs while playing CoD pic.twitter.com/WHwUnbV0pR
— Main Team (@MainTeamSports) March 9, 2021
Reactions began to pour in immediately.
Yeah, Meyers Leonard is outta here. Yikes. https://t.co/60FHuSilS9
— gifdsports (@gifdsports) March 9, 2021
Lmao the hesitation before putting some GUSTO on it https://t.co/e1FjZ0MGmm
— Trill Withers (@TylerIAm) March 9, 2021
The full stop pause where he thinks about it and lets it rip is legitimately stunning. Abhorrent stuff from Meyers Leonard. https://t.co/A331lY10St
— Ti Windisch (@TiWindisch) March 9, 2021
Boston Celtics have traded for forward Meyers Leonard. https://t.co/zVyCuDOyD6
— DJ (@kingdj_5297) March 9, 2021
and here’s Meyers Leonard saying Jewish slurs while playing COD pic.twitter.com/b0PqdQFmY3
— 𝘾𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙣 (@domsmithfan_) March 9, 2021
This is not the first time Leonard has found himself at the center of controversy.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the Heat have yet to comment on whether a suspension of some sort is incoming.
Tyler Herro’s GF had her own special way of celebrating International Women’s Day. https://t.co/PChfsNg0us
— Game 7 (@game7__) March 9, 2021