TORONTO, Canada — The Toronto Raptors announced its all-new partnership with hometown hip-hop star Drake, unveiling their brand new OVO Athletic Centre.
Raptors president Masai Ujiri called Drake the “King of Toronto” during last year’s announcement.
“Over the past four years, the Raptors’ relationship with Drake has always ultimately been about celebrating this city and the people that make it unique. We have something very special happening in Toronto and Drake is a big part of that. We’re looking forward to this opportunity to continue working together to inspire and support young people, to showcase this great city around the world and to grow the game of basketball.”
Drake whose currently on the “Assassination Vacation Tour” with Tory Lanez through April, celebrated the opening of the OVO Athletic Centre, the training facility for the Toronto Raptors.
“I am so proud of my brothers and so proud to be from this city,” he wrote. “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!!”
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) 14 mars 2019