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The Heat Have Reportedly Traded Meyers Leonard

Meyers Leonard stands during the national anthem.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA - AUGUST 01: Meyers Leonard of the Miami Heat stands during the National Anthem before the start of a hame against the Denver Nuggets at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 01, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Late Tuesday night, the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder were reportedly discussing a trade involving veteran journeyman Trevor Ariza.

According to NBA insider Kevin O'Connor, the Thunder are seeking a second-round draft pick in exchange for the 16th-year wing. Well, just a few hours later, the two sides appear to have agreed to a trade.

Ariza isn't the only veteran player on the move, though. According to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Heat are sending Meyers Leonard to Oklahoma City in the trade.

Woj also noted the Heat are sending a second-round pick along with Leonard to the Thunder for Ariza. Meyer Leonard will be forced to waive his no-trade clause, according to the report from Woj.

Here's the report.

Leonard won't be long for Oklahoma City, though. According to Woj, there is no plan for the Thunder to hold onto Leonard once the trade is finalized.

"Once the trade is completed, there’s no expectation that Leonard would be a part of the Thunder moving forward," he reported. The trade comes just a few days after Leonard made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Leonard found himself at the center of controversy after he was heard on a live stream using the K-word, an anti-Semitic slur, while playing a video game.

He has since been heavily fined and suspended from the league.