Meyers Leonard, who has played only three games for Miami this season and is expected to miss the remainder of the campaign after undergoing shoulder surgery, issued an apology for his remarks.
Miami Heat, the reigning Eastern Conference champions are 6-12, with their roster decimated by injuries and coronavirus-related issues.
Hurricane Epsilon expected to make closest approach to land today; tropical storm warning issued in Bermuda
The Category 3 storm is packing top sustained winds of 115 mph and is the seventh storm this season to power up this quickly
47:11 minutes. 35 points. 12 rebounds. 11 assists. Five steals. Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler did everything in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to prevent the Lakers from winning their 17th Championship.
Donald Trump refuses to participate in virtual debate; Joe Biden looks forward to speaking directly with public, says campaign
The Commission on Presidential Debates earlier announced that the second presidential debate scheduled for 15 October would be held virtually amid concerns over Donald Trump's COVID-19 status
The result extended the Lakers' record of remaining unbeaten this season whenever they have led going into the fourth quarter. The team is 56-0 when taking a lead into the fourth.
Not many would have predicted the Miami Heat making it to the NBA Finals. How did they do it? Heat Culture.
NBA: Miami Heat topple Boston Celtics in Eastern Conference Finals to earn finals spot against LA Lakers
The Heat are the only NBA franchise with six Finals appearances in the last 15 years. They’re seeking their fourth title, and this chance didn’t come easily.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Florida to allow limited economic reopening from next week, but restraints to remain in place in Miami
The governor of Florida, among the last to lock down his state against the US coronavirus outbreak, announced he would permit a limited economic reopening next week while leaving restraints intact for the dense greater-Miami area
American artist David Datuna eats Art Basel Miami's duct-taped banana artwork worth $150,000, uploads video on social media
On Saturday, David Datuna removed the banana from the wall, unpeeled it and took a bite as a large crowd documented it with their phones.
Donald Trump's Miami golf resort picked as next year's G7 Summit venue, critics call it most blatant example of misuse of power
Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality, sparking an outcry from critics who called it the most blatant example of him using the power of his office to boost his business empire.
Hurricane Dorian toll rises to 50: Desperation grows in Bahamas as survivors are turned away from overflowing shelters
Desperation mounted in the Bahamas on Tuesday as hurricane survivors arriving in the capital by boat and plane were turned away from overflowing shelters.
Dorian, now post-tropical cyclone, makes landfall in Canada; no casualties as storm topples trees, power lines
As Canada prepared for Dorian, floodwaters receded Saturday from North Carolina's Outer Banks, leaving behind a muddy trail of destruction
Hurricane Dorian begins lashing US east coast, strengthens to Category 3 storm; at least 20 dead so far
NHC said Dorian was packing maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour, making it a Category 3 storm on five-level Saffir-Simpson scale.
Hurricane Dorian evolves into Category 5 storm, to hit Abaco Island in Bahamas, say US weather forecasters
Hurricane Dorian strengthened into a catastrophic Category 5 storm on Sunday, packing 160 mph (267 kph) winds.
Wimbledon 2019: Teen sensation Coco Gauff counts on 'talent, not fate or destiny', to achieve success at highest level
Teen sensation Coco Gauff does not believe either fate or destiny will play a role if she is to go on and win Wimbledon and it will be solely down to her own talent.
'Boring!': Donald Trump disses first Democratic debate in one-word tweet, takes potshot at NBC for technical glitch during session
Trump, who has been a polarizing, name-calling and often chaotic president, is publicly expressing confidence about his re-election prospects in 2020.
'US was built by immigrants': Donald Trump pitches himself to Hispanic voters as pro-migrants ahead of 2020 presidential bid
US President Donald Trump pitched himself to Hispanic voters on Thursday during an interview with the US Spanish-language network. 'I love immigrants,' Trump said, when presenter Jose Diaz-Balart asked the President about his administration's policies on child separation, the DACA program and his 'zero-tolerance' border plans. He also said he believes 2020 Hispanic voters will appreciate his strong stances on Venezuela and Cuba.
NBA: Rockets’ guard Chris Paul becomes fourth player to reach league's all-time top-10 steals and assists
Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul has become the fourth player to rank among the league's all-time top 10 players in both steals and assists
Parts of aircraft found at Amazon cargo plane crash site in Houston, claim local reports; all three crew members believed dead
Investigators have recovered parts of the Atlas Air cargo plane operated for Amazon that crashed just east of Houston