Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer had some harsh words for Drake following Milwaukee's Game 4 loss to the Raptors on Tuesday.
Speaking to reporters during a conference call on Wednesday, Budenholzer singled out Drake's antics while sitting courtside, saying there was no place for the way the rapper heckled Antetokounmpo during the Bucks' 120–102 defeat.
"I will say, again, I see it in some timeouts, but I don't know of any person that's attending the game that isn't a participant in the game a coach -- I'm sorry, a player or a coach, that has access to the court," Budenholzer said. "I don't know how much he's on the court. It sounds like you guys are saying it's more than I realize. There's certainly no place for fans and, you know, whatever it is exactly that Drake is for the Toronto Raptors. You know, to be on the court, there's boundaries and lines for a reason, and like I said, the league is usually pretty good at being on top of stuff like that."
Budenholzer's comments came after Georgios Dimitropoulos, who used to be Antetokounmpo's agent before joining Octagon as a senior executive, took to Twitter on Wednesday and also blasted Drake for his behavior.
"Imagine a gig & an athlete on VIP seats, right next to the band, stands up on the stage just to show off during the entire game, knowing cameras are on him, occasionally even massaging the singer," Dimitropoulos wrote. "Security&him both allow it. Never seen anything as disrespectful as this before..."
Dimitropoulos later deleted the tweet.
Drake responded to the criticism on social media Wednesday night, posting a photo with a series of emotions as the caption before liking a user's comment that read: "If you don't want the opposing team to celebrate and dance, prevent them from scoring, winning, or achieving their objective. Get over it and keep moving."
Drake, an avid Raptors fan, regularly trolled Antetokounmpo throughout the game and laughing when he missed free throws. The rapper was also seen roaming the court and touching Raptors coach Nick Nurse.
Antetokounmpo finished the game with 25 points but shot just 6-of-10 from the free throw line.
The Bucks and Raptors will face off in Game 5 in Milwaukee on Thursday night. The series will be back in Toronto for Game 6 on Saturday.