Toronto Raptors Rename Practice Facility OVO Athletic Centre

If you need anymore proof of how beloved Drake is in his native Toronto, the NBA team there just renamed their practice facility after his famous brand.

According to SI, the Toronto Raptors have change the name of the facility from the BioSteel Centre to the OVO Athletic Centre. Drake revealed the change via his Instagram.

Drake has been a focal point when it comes to the Raptors marketing, since he was named Global Ambassador for the team back in 2013.

Since this partnership, Drake has been front and center for the team when Toronto hosted the NBA All-Star game back in 2016.

He’s also worked with the team with donation in the effort of refurbishing basketball courts in the city, and his OVO brand was behind the design of the team’s alternate jersey, implementing their signature black and gold design.

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