#MiamiHeat

18 March.Miami, FL, USA
Meyers Leonard was traded to Miami in 2019. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MeyersLeonard)

  • Meyers Leonard was $50,000 and suspended from all team activities after saying the slur
  • Miami is sending Leonard and a 2027 second-round NBA Draft picks to the Thunder
  • In exchange, the Heats will have forward Trevor Ariza, who hasn't played in a year

11 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Meyers Leonard was traded to Miami in 2019. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MeyersLeonard)

  • Leonard appeared on a Twitch livestream on Monday and made the comment
  • The league also fined Leonard $50,000 and will require him to participate in a cultural diversity programme
  • The 29-year-old American apologised later, saying he was unaware of the meaning of the word