Drake’s influence in his role as the Global Ambassador for the Toronto Raptors has reached a new level. The practice facility for Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry and the rest of the team that reps the 6ix will now hoop at the OVO Athletic Centre.
The Toronto Raptors revealed the update to the facility, which has OVO branding including the owl and trademark gold accents.
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 14, 2019
“Drake and OVO are an important part of our city’s landscape, our team’s identity, and our plans to bring a championship to Toronto,” said Raptors President Masai Ujiri. “With each step of our partnership over the last five and a half years, we have worked together to build a winning basketball program in Toronto and deliver for our fans and our community. This new naming rights deal for our training facility is a perfect example of the strength of this partnership and the innovative opportunities it can generate.”
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Introducing the OVO Athletic Centre, the official training facility for the Toronto Raptors. 🇨🇦 just wanted to add that I am so proud of my brothers and so proud to be from this city I swear this one feels like a high school dream and it’s a blessing to be able to raise up the levels and make the human mind stretch when it comes to thinking about what is possible in your lifetime!! Much love to everyone involved