Toronto Raptors Host "Drake Night"

posted Sunday January 12 ,2014 at 10:00AM CST | 26 comments

Toronto Raptors Host

Drake is the star of the evening as the Toronto Raptors' Global Ambassador.

Drake often talks up his home city of Toronto. Recently, NBA team the Toronto Raptors returned the favor by hosting "Drake Night" on Saturday (January 11), an evening which included Drake's involvement throughout the Raptors-Brooklyn Nets game.

During the evening, Drizzy introduced the starting lineup for the Raptors. Additionally, the rapper spoke during the pre-game show, providing insight and analysis:

Dubbed the "Raptors Global Embassador," Drake was also involved in the team press conference. "I think that tonight is a glimpse into the future," he said. "I think tonight, you're gonna see a city come together. ...I want this to be an intimidating building to come to. And I want to be intimidating not because we're negative or overly-aggressive, just because...this is the best city in the world, and one of the best buildings in the world. I want this to be a place that every team fears going to because of how much of a tight-knit family Toronto really is." 

Drake also co-hosted the halftime show with his deejay, Future the Prince.


The "Drake Night" shirt, which was given to fans, can be found below, as published by Vibe. The shirt is reportedly now going for more than $100 on eBay, as per Complex.

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  • Anonymous
    How very homosexual
  • FactsMachine
    DRAKE IS WACK. END OF STORY
  • Anonymous
    Worst Behavior is trash and Drake needs to realize that.
  • Anonymous
    Drake should be the starting PG on a 1 day contract during Drake Night.
  • Anonymous
    Its time for Kendrick Lamar to take over the Lakers and for there teams to go head to head
  • Anonymous
    lmao head coach lookin down and slightly shaking his head tryin not to.
  • jasonnns
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_kGPh5Hnwg
  • bird mask leather face 666
    666 demon nite look out your window see,see demon throwing pp on floor
  • Anonymous
    first 100 fans win a trip in the closet
    • Anonymous
      7 minutes in heaven
  • Marie Israel
    uptil I saw the paycheck ov $5205, I be certain ...that...my brother woz like they say really earning money part-time on their computer.. there dads buddy had bean doing this 4 only about fourteen months and a short time ago repayed the mortgage on there mini mansion and bought a new Dodge. over at this website... www.Tec80.Com basically saying he did it as a favor, backtracking from a product basically making a mockery of what he built. Rappers are or sale on clearance
  • Anonymous
    At a recent Laker game, Kendrick got booed and hit in the face with a plastic cup full of beer. The crowd then laughed and started singing Fireworks.
    • Anonymous
      in your dreams Quotebitch
  • Rawn1957
    my co-worker's ex-wife makes $75 an hour on the internet. She has been out of work for 8 months but last month her pay was $19460 just working on the internet for a few hours. visit this website,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, x.co/3cBzg
  • Anonymous
    free box of kleenex for 1st 1000 in attendance
  • Anonymous
    remember when the raptors announcer clowned Wale and said hes a local rapper and he's 'no Drake'
    • edee
      and wale got pissed and tried to confront him lol
    • Anonymous
      and ended up looking like an emotional lil bitch!!!!!!
    • Tapeworm
      LMAO
  • Big 18th Street Gang, E'z up to the homies worldwide!
    The Raptors suck ass and Drake sucks ass so they go perfectly hand in hand.
    • Raptor
      Unless you from MIA INDY or ATL you're team ain't doing better than the raptors in the east right. A game above .500 and in fourth place is not what you would call "sucks ass"
    • HK
      they beat Indy and OKC last year, and they gave the Heat a run for their money(even tho Heat won), you a fool for that one
    • retard
      u sir, are very misinformed. We're fourth in the east and playing great ball as of late.
  • Anonymous
    Light Skin Night LIVE!
    • P
      you're butthurt bc you envy light skinned drake and hate yourself becaue when you look in the mirror you see a struck match
    • Anonymous
      Light skinned niggas are hoes.