“Meyers Leonard, I wouldn’t say s**t on a stream”: De’Aaron Fox has some words of advice for the disgraced Miami Heat center

Tonoy Sengupta
|Published 12/03/2021

De’Aaron Fox sends out some advice to Meyers Leonard on the dangers of talking trash while gaming, especially while live-streaming.

Several NBA players in today’s age tend to dabble in other interests. Some try their hand at music, while many others have their own podcasts.

But more than any other field, gaming has become a very popular field of interest for these players. And Meyers Leonard is evidently one of them. The player even live streams his gaming sessions, and unfortunately, that is part of the reason he is in hot water right now.

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While talking a bit of smack to one of his opponents, Leonard used a racial slur online. This act of his earned him a serious suspension and a fine from the league.

Since this took place, many in the NBA community have come out and commented on the situation. And as a part of this group, De’Aaron Fox recently came out with some wise words for Meyers Leonard.

“I wouldn’t say no s**t on stream”: De’Aaron Fox on the Meyers Leonard affair

De’Aaron Fox is one of the many players in the NBA community that is an avid gamer. And so, when he was asked about Meyers Leonard’s situation, this is what he had to say:

“One, I wouldn’t say no st on stream. That’s dumb as st.”

He further went on to speak on how bad trash talk can get within the online gaming community during his interview. Overall, he made it clear that he doesn’t participate in any verbal back and forths during his gaming sessions.

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Many others from different communities have come out and spoken on the matter and about Meyers Leonard. A few big names have even offered to sit down with the Heat player and help him truly understand what he said.

It truly was saddening to see a figure with so much influence use such a hateful word. But, with the responses so encouraging, there is hope that he will learn from this sobering experience.



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Tonoy Sengupta

Tonoy Sengupta

Tonoy Sengupta is an Editor of NBA content at The SportsRush. Coming from an athletically inclined family, he has been surrounded by sports ever since he was 4 years old. But, while initially pouring all his time into Football (soccer), at 14, Tonoy discovered basketball through the countless highlights of Stephen Curry humiliating players from Curry Land. And just like that, a fiery passion for the game was ignited within Tonoy. And soon after, he decided to become a student of journalism, graduating in 2022, and choosing sports as his area of interest. Today, you can find him spending 99% of his time browsing through every type of content on every team in the NBA, before uncorking everything he has found to the world. In the 1% he isn't doing this, you can find him playing Basketball, Football, Volleyball, or practically any other sport he has had the opportunity to learn.

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