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Toronto Raptors release Drake Night OVO gear

Earlier today the Octobers Very Own (OVO) – clothing line to the Global Ambassador for the Toronto Raptors (Drake) released some new ‘swag’ for fans attending the much anticipated ‘Drake Night’ game against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. In comparison – the last two Drake Nights were featured against the Brooklyn Nets. The Raptors came away with double-digit … Read more

Social Media Roundup: NBA, Toronto Raptors

This is the time of year that all NBA basketball fans dread. A time when the post free agency lull is in full effect in the world of hoops and we fruitlessly scour the web for any meaningful news. Alas, these are the dog days of summer. Nowadays one might resort to sitting through one … Read more

Remembering Amir Johnson, the heart and soul of Toronto

Amir Johnson‘s time in Toronto has ended. It’s been a few days since this statement has become a reality, yet still, the words hurt no less. Why? This is a guy that poured out heart and soul every single time he took the floor, regardless of the team’s circumstances. The fact that he’s seen the … Read more

Report: Raptors and Drake Abruptly Part Ways

In an astoundingly sudden development,  reports from multiple sources indicate that Aubrey “Drake” Graham has renounced his role as “Global Ambassador” with the Toronto Raptors. This news comes fresh off last week’s botched rollout of the highly anticipated Raptors/October’s Very Own/Mitchell and Ness clothing collaboration.  While appealing to a wide segment with its fusion of retro and modern … Read more

Report: NBA Fines Raptors for Drake’s Alleged Tampering

According to a report from ESPN, the Toronto Raptors have been fined $25,000 by the NBA due to comments made by the team’s Global Ambassador Drake. At last week’s annual OVO Fest, the rapper singled out Kevin Durant and asked Toronto fans to demonstrate their reaction if the superstar forward were to join the team in free agency. … Read more

So far gone: summarizing the impact of Drake on the Raptors thus far

If you asked any non-Canadian to name the two most famous people from Toronto right now, their likely answers would be: Rob Ford and Aubrey “Drake” Graham. While Ford is internationally recognized for all the wrong reasons, Graham has built a respectable hip-hop/acting career and embraces the image and culture of his hometown. In fact, Drake takes it … Read more

All Ticketholders For “Drake Night” To Receive Limited Edition Shirts

Last night on the “October’s Very Own” official website, it was announced that all ticketholders for the January 11th game versus the Brooklyn Nets will receive a free limited edition OVO x Toronto Raptors shirt on behalf of “Drake Night” at the ACC. Grab your tickets as fast as you can! The signature OVO black and gold colour … Read more