Drake Takes a Jab at Meek Mill at 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, Accepts Key to Toronto
The 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend is in full swing. With the festivities taking place in Toronto this year, Drake has played a major role as a hometown host. Last night (Feb. 12), Drizzy coached opposite Kevin Hart for the celebrity basketball game. Before the match even started, the OVO rapper used some air time to air out his nemesis Meek Mill.
In a interview with Sage Steele and Hart, Drake was asked about matching up against the funnyman for the game and the Grammy Award-winning rapper noted, "If we are talking city versus city, it's been a tough year for you," he said referring to Kevin Hart's native Philadelphia which is also the birthplace of a one Meek Mill. Clearly catching the reference both Steele, Hart and the crowd react with laughter (above).
The game, which pitted Canadian celebrities against American celebs, was filled with laughable moments as well. The Hart-led squad featured a lineup that included actors Jason Sudeikis, Michael B. Jordan, Anthony Anderson, Bryshere "Yazz" Gray, Nick Cannon, retired five-time NBA All-Star Chauncey Billups and NBA legend Muggsy Bogues.
Drake coached a team with José Bautista, Stephan James, Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Drew and Jonathan Scott of Property Brothers, professional tennis player Milos Raonic; actor Kris Wu and former pro All-Star Tracy McGrady. In the end, team Canada notched a 10-point victory, winning 74-64. Butler was named the game's MVP, finishing with 15 points.
During the game, Drake also accepted the key to the city of Toronto from Mayor John Tory. The rapper called the accolade one of the biggest moments of his life. Check out Drizzy's accepting his honor and a recap of the game below.
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