Drake … August 2010: During an interview with ESPN, Drake says James is “like a brother” and that’s he’s heard James rap and that his “hip-hop knowledge and capabilities are up there.” Says James and Houston’s Chris Paul “are two people that constantly check on me, constantly make sure I’m good.”.

He'll likely have an accessory more meaningful than even his Grammy -- try an all-access pass that should allow him to dodge security and walk into locker rooms all over the NBA. What the hell is this? Canadian rapper OvoRich shared the video on his story. KD gave Drake a purple nurple pic.twitter.com/V07HEnpOrT, — Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) November 30, 2018, May 2019: Drake missed the opening series with the Orlando Magic because he was on tour in April, but he made sure he kept his May open. It wasn’t the first, and wouldn’t be the last time Drake’s antics would draw attention. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. Obviously, the Raptors must feel fairly confident in his ability to pitch the All-Star forward. I'm a city guy. Let’s Go!” he shouted before storming off.

I mean, really?”, Drake and Kendrick Perkins exchanged more words postgame pic.twitter.com/Z0rdXDe1uL. In addition to announcing that Toronto would host the 2016 NBA All-Star game, the team made a bold PR move, naming Drake the team’s global ambassador.

By checking this box, I agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of Rogers Media. ... - Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) October 29, 2019. This news comes fresh off last week’s botched rollout of the highly anticipated Raptors/October’s Very Own/Mitchell and Ness clothing collaboration.

"We promise you in Toronto that we're going to bring the best basketball.". I see him in the summer time… we pretty much run the streets of LA together, on the A-list tip, not in the hood way. Jay-Z had a major role in the rebranding of the team in its first season in Brooklyn, even debuting the team's black-and-white uniforms during one of his concerts. But in an impromptu interview after the Raptors won Game 5 against Milwaukee, Drake issued an unapologetic war cry on behalf of Raptors fans. "That’s my guy though. Beyond just the team’s normal pitch to the NBA Finals MVP, Marc Stein of the New York Times reports that Raptors Global Ambassador and super fan Drake is mounting his own recruiting campaign. The jawing continued at the game’s conclusion. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA or its clubs. "Today's probably one of the best days of my life," Drake said by phone from Toronto.

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