Brooklyn plays Milwaukee on 3-game win streakMarch 8, 2023 GMT
Brooklyn Nets (37-28, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (47-18, first in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn seeks to keep its three-game win streak alive when the Nets take on Milwaukee.
Leonard grateful to Bucks as he returns after 2 years awayFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — During the two years that have passed since he made an antisemitic comment while playing a video game, Meyers Leonard often wondered if he’d ever suit up for an NBA team again.
The 7-footer’s gratitude was evident Wednesday after signing a 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
AP source: Bucks give Meyers Leonard chance to resume careerFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Meyers Leonard is getting another chance at the NBA, nearly two years after he used an antisemitic slur while playing a video game that was being livestreamed.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations said Leonard and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed on a 10-day contract, opening the door for the 7-foot center to play in an NBA game for the first time since January 2021.
At long last, Ariza getting his chance to play for HeatMarch 19, 2021 GMT
Trevor Ariza remembers working out for the Miami Heat before the 2004 NBA draft, and how he could envision himself playing for the team...
NBA fines Meyers Leonard $50,000 for anti-Semitic slurMarch 11, 2021 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has fined Meyers Leonard $50,000, the maximum allowed by league policy, and suspended him from using all Miami Heat facilities and activities for one week in response to his use of an anti-Semitic term...
Heat say Meyers Leonard will be away from team after slurMarch 10, 2021 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat said Tuesday night that Meyers Leonard will be away from the team indefinitely, sharply criticizing his use of an anti-Semitic slur while playing a video game that was being livestreamed...