Drake plays the role of fanatic fan while he welcomes his hometown of Toronto Raptors, while the franchise reaches its very first NBA final
He is a superstar rapper, singer and entrepreneur who was born and raised in Toronto, Canada.
And on Saturday, Drake played the role of fanatic fan when he attended the clinching Eastern Conference Finals competition that sent his beloved Toronto Raptors to the very first franchise's NBA championship final.
The dramatic and ever-changing ebb and flow of the game against the Milwaukee Bucks sent Drake into a mad emotion as he cheered from the front row of the Scotiabank Arena.
And it all culminated with a number of screams and fist pumps on the way to the 100-94 come-from-behind victory of his home team.
Expected Interest: Drake was present at Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals between his hometown of Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday
Show support: the action of the game and the Raptors come from behind the victory, Drake sent in an emotional frenzy through Game 6 against the Milwaukee Bucks
Initially, a match with six wins did not seem to be in the cards for Drake and his Raptors.
The team was 13 points behind in the first quarter, much to the dismay of the superstar musician.
With ever missing and clutch shot he wore his emotions on his sleeve, as well as on the sidelines of the court.
Dismay: a win of game 6 did not seem to be in the cards for Drake and his Raptors when the team was 13 points behind at the end of the first quarter
Emotional representation: with ever missing and clutch shot, the musician wore his emotions on his sleeve, as well as on the sidelines of the track
Rally time: Toronto superstar Kawhi Leonard led the attack back to get his team within five points, heading in the last fifteen minutes; Drake cutouts are a standard feature in games
Fanatic: the Toronto resident is always animated when he takes the action from the front row
But the superstar player of Toronto, Kawhi Leonard, led the attack back to pull his team to the fourth and final quarter within five points.
At some point in the last frame, they scored 26 of the 29 points and never looked back.
Jumping up and down with Drake, the Raptors held off the collectors and placed the series with their 6-point victory.
Championship run: at one point in the fourth quarter, the Raptors scored 26 of 29 points
Hold fast: De Bucks made the final rally one last while Head Coach Nick Nurse and Drake watch
Superstar: the fans used a Drake recess to keep up with the flow of emotions
Respect! The rapper singer showed his support for the superstar of Raptors, Kawhi Leonard
Drake became a & # 39; global ambassador & # 39; for the Raptors.
He has been a fixture in playoff games from a court seat.
Before Game 5 of the series on Thursday, the team presented Drake with a custom-made Raptors / OVO with diamond-inlayed jacket, designed by the Diamond Foundry, which is said to be worth $ 550,000.
The Toronto Raptors will now host the Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Game 1 of the series is Thursday May 30 in Toronto.
We win! The Raptors stopped the collectors and placed the series with their 6-point victory
Yes! Drake gave Leonard a victory hug, one of the leading candidates for the MVP competition
Fan madness! The Raptors are now moving to the very first NBA final of the franchise against the Golden State Warriors; Game 1 will be in Toronto on Thursday May 30
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