Pat Riley He said he wanted to see Meyers Leonard Back to the NBA jersey at some point… tell TMZ Sports He believes that his basketball career at the basket is not over, even though he has used anti-Semitic slander before.
The former Heat center has retired from the league since he was recorded on the live broadcast of the K word… But since then, he has been working tirelessly to get himself to know the Jewish community.
The 29-year-old celebrity Met a group of children In a synagogue in Boca Raton in June… and also working with an anti-hate organization to speak at a virtual seminar in August.
Riley apparently noticed Leonard’s move… He promised that the 6-foot-10 basketball player would get a second chance in the NBA in the future.
“He’s going to play basketball again,” the president of the Miami Heat told us at Los Angeles International Airport. “He will.”
However, Riley said he is not sure whether this opportunity will come from the Heat.
Leonard was a reliable role player until he was released in March 2021, and he told us in October that he would be happy Back to the heat At a certain point.