Drake compares Raptors to Degrassi on second annual 'Drake Night'

Thursday December 18th, 2014

The Raptors held "Drake Night" last season in honor of the Toronto native and his "global ambassador" role with the franchise, and it was so successful that they did it again for Wednesday night's game against the Nets.

Just like last year, this season's "Drake Night" saw the rapper introduce Toronto's starters in comical fashion, and he also made an appearance with ESPN's commentating crew to help call the action. Unlike last season, Drake saw fit on Wednesday to compare the Raptors to Degrassi: The Next Generation​, the television show on which he used to appear.

This cricket match was so hot you could literally fry an egg

Uh, sure, Aubrey.

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Whether or not Drake's comparison was a sound one, "Drake Night" looked to be entertaining. Check out his introductions:

And the shirts given away in Drake's honor:

via OVO

No word on if the Raptors will be holding a "Degrassi Night" anytime soon.

Ben Estes

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