Warmth middle Meyers Leonard was caught utilizing an ethnic slur on a “Name of Obligation” stream.
On Tuesday, video surfaced of the NBA veteran Leonard uttering the Ok-word, an ethnically offensive derogatory time period for Jewish folks. The video was taken on Leonard’s Twitch stream.
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Leonard pauses earlier than letting out “you f—ing ok— b—” on the stream.
The Warmth have not but responded to the video.
Leonard made headlines final season as certainly one of solely two NBA gamers, together with Jonathan Isaac, to not kneel for the nationwide anthem throughout NBA bubble play to protest racial injustice.
Leonard had solely appeared in three games this season earlier than sustaining a season-ending shoulder harm that requires surgical procedure.
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