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Drake joins Toronto Raptors broadcast team for pre-season game

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Drake lived up to his title as the Toronto Raptors’ global ambassador by joining the television broadcast team for the Raptors’ pre-season home game against the Houston Rockets on Monday night.

“So good to be home,” Drizzy said, referring to the fact that due to the pandemic, the team has played “home” games for the past two seasons in Florida.

“Everything’s feeling great, looking great, so great to be around people again, see all these faces. I’m feeling in high spirits,” the Champagne Papi continued.

He also laughed about hosting a few of the players at his home during the off season, but not working out with them because he was exhausted from recording his Certified Lover Boy album. “I think I woke up in the pool that day from what I remember,” he joked.

As Toronto celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving Day on Monday, the four-time Grammy winner said, “I know the city’s watching tonight. I just want to send my love to everybody. You know, it was a tough fight, a tough fight for the last couple years…[I hope they’re doing] as well as possible given the circumstances.”

Drake added that he can’t wait to perform again for the home crowd at the Scotiabank Arena. The Raptors’ biggest fan brought his team good luck, as Toronto defeated Houston, 107-92.

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