NBA fined Leonard $ 50 thousand for anti-Semitic remarks

According to the NBA’s official website, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has fined Miami Heat centre, Meyers Leonard $ 50,000 for anti-Semitic remarks.

Leonard used offensive anti-Semitic language during the game’s stream on Monday. Later, the American made an apology to the Jewish community and Hit.

It will also be reported that the league has suspended Lenard from all Miami events for one week. Earlier, the club released the 29-year-old basketball player from matches for an indefinite period.

“Leonard’s comment was unforgivable and offensive, and there is no place for such an offensive term in the NBA or our society in general,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said, inclusiveness and respect for all. “

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Author: Oleg Ceban
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