The 15-year pro and all-time leading scorer at Duke University called it a career on a special edition of his podcast "The Old Man and the Three" on Tuesday.
After postponing playoff games on Wednesday and Thursday, the NBA has reached an agreement with players to resume the playoffs and demonstrate a greater commitment to social justice issues.
Both leagues postponed tonight's games in response to unrest following Jacob Blake's shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, following postponements on Wednesday night.
The NBA is scheduled to hold a meeting with the players at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday night to decide the next steps to take following the boycotts.
The Milwaukee players never showed up for warmups prior to their Game 5 playoff with the Orlando Magic. The Magic players and the referees eventually left the floor as well. This follows a police shooting and two nights of riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
In an interview, Meyers Leonard detailed his reasoning for standing during the national anthem at the Heat's re-opening game on Saturday. He explained that he still supports Black Lives Matter.