Thursday June 2nd, 2016

Your teams on the go or at home. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android.​

We know Drake has a roving eye sometimes, and that he often sits courtside at Raptors games.

In an interview with New York Magazine’s Rembert Brown, ESPN’s Doris Burke revealed an unexpected interaction with the Canadian rapper.

Burke dives into a wide range of topics in the interview, including the changing role of women in sports media, her experiences as a reporter and the state of the NBA at large.

But, first, Drake. Check out the excerpt below.

 You can’t talk about the NBA without talking about popular culture. The worlds of entertainment and basketball—

Burke: They’re overlapping now.

You go to a Raptors game and Drake is sitting there.

Burke: Can I tell you something about the last time I was there? I just could not believe this happened. Drake turned around—my seat at game six was right behind him—makes a heart shape [with his hands] and points at me. I'm looking around behind me to see who's there, turn back to him and then he points and he does it again. I texted my daughter and said, ‘You need to know Drake just did this to me.’

Read the full interview here.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.