Toronto – The Toronto Raptors took their partnership with Drake a step additional on Thursday (March 14) and honored the megastar’s contributions by renaming their coaching facility the OVO Athletic Centre.
“Drake is such an unbelievable individual,” the Raptors mentioned in a video, which additionally confirmed the staff blessing the Scorpion creator with a key to the renamed facility.
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 14, 2019
Drake turned a staff ambassador in 2013 and expanded the partnership final yr to incorporate his OVO model with new OVO Raptors jerseys. Drizzy is thought for giving like to his hometown, has been noticed at Raptors video games and even has his own locker of their Scotiabank Area locker room.
He shared the excellent news on Instagram, writing, “Introducing the OVO Athletic Centre, the ficial coaching facility for the Toronto Raptors. simply wished so as to add that I’m so proud my brothers and so proud to be from this metropolis I swear this one looks like a highschool dream and it’s a blessing to have the ability to increase up the degrees and make the human thoughts stretch in terms of fascinated with what is feasible in your lifetime!! A lot like to everybody concerned.”
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Introducing the OVO Athletic Centre, the ficial training facility for the Toronto Raptors. 🇨🇦 just wanted to add that I am so proud my brothers and so proud to be from this city I swear this one feels like a high school dream and it’s a blessing to be able to raise up the levels and make the human mind stretch when it comes to thinking about what is possible in your lifetime!! Much love to everyone involved
Final yr, Raptors President Masai Ujiri known as Drake the “King Toronto” once they introduced their OVO partnership.
“Over the previous 4 years, the Raptors’ relationship with Drake has at all times in the end been about celebrating this metropolis and the people who make it distinctive. Now we have one thing very particular taking place in Toronto and Drake is a giant half that,” Ujiri acknowledged.
Drake is at present on his Assassination Trip tour in Europe, however he’ll have the ability to pay a go to to Scotiabank Area for the Raptors postseason. (They at present hold the No. 2 seed within the Jap Convention.)