Drake becomes sports broadcaster during NBA game, creates new nickname

BY foxsports • February 1, 2016

Toronto-born rapper Drake must be one of the busiest humans on the planet right now. Over the weekend, he dropped new single "Summer Sixteen" and stopped by the Raptors game.

Drake, an ambassador for his hometown NBA team, is no stranger to sitting courtside at a basketball game. He's stopped by Staples Center to watch the Lakers -- he's also been to Sacramento for multiple games this year. He's even hung out with the Curry family at In n Out following a Warriors game. His most recent basketball adventure, however, tested his skills as a sports broadcaster.

He spoke with Leo Rautins and Matt Devlin during the game, immediately addressing Toronto's very impressive win streak. 

"I'm just enjoying the city, happy to be home," said Drake. "Obviously work on an album. Dropped the first song tonight, trying to get the people excited."

Drake even coined a new nickname while in the broadcast booth, dubbing Bismack Biyombo "Big Bizness" after a monster block.  

The Raptors will host All-Star Weekend later this month on February 14, though for some reason Sting (and not Drake) will perform the halftime show.

Bryan Kalbrosky produces digital content for FOXSports.com. For more, follow him on Twitter @BryanKalbrosky.



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