Charles Barkley says he'd 'knock the hell out of Drake'
The NBA on TNT analyst is over the rapper's sideline antics during the 2019 NBA Playoffs. "I ain't worried about no Drake!" Chuck weighs in on Drake's antics on the sidelines. pic.twitter.com/yUprcEQBfd— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) May 24, 2019 MORE:Raptors fan/Bucks villain Drake: 'I love this team and we're going to the NBA Finals' “I ain’t worried about no Drake,” Barkley said ahead of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. “What I would do — I would say, ‘Kenny, do me a favor, throw the ball out of bounds one time and I’ll knock the hell out of Drake.
It ’ s fun for me . So, yeah, it is what is is." Drake has drawn attention and scrutiny for his courtside behavior and on Thursday NBA commissioner Adam Silver said “the Drake reportedly picked lint out of Curry’ s hair and posted a photo of it on his Instagram account and said he would sell it on eBay.
But I don ’ t mind it , it ’ s fun for me .” That more or less settles that, doesn’t it ? Draymond likes it , fans like it , Drake is getting jokes off, and the Raptors won Game 1. Now, the only question left to ask is how Drizzy can top wearing a signed Dell Curry jersey.
TORONTO — Draymond Green, who
“He’s worked his ass off to be who he is,’’ Green, the Golden State Warriors forward, said a day after his postgame run-in with Drake following the. “We all know when you do that you get more leash than others. …
“But I don’t mind it. It’s fun for me. So, yeah, it is what is is."
Drake has drawn attention and scrutiny for his courtside behavior and on Thursday NBA commissioner Adam Silver said “the league office had conversations directly with Drake and his manager and I think we ended up in a good place.”
NBA spoke with Raps about Drake's antics
Things went from zero to 100 real quick. The NBA spoke to the Toronto Raptors during the Eastern Conference finals about the rapper's sideline antics, a league spokesperson told ESPN's Michele Steele. Drake's behavior became quite the talking point during the penultimate round when cameras caught him laughing and strumming an air guitar after Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo missed a free throw. The Greek Freak's rep called Drake's actions "disrespectful" while Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer said there was "no place for" his shenanigans. This isn't the first time the Raptors' global ambassador has been in hot water with the league.
Draymond is not worried about Drake (0:20). Draymond Green on his postgame courtside talk with Drake , " I wouldn't consider that a scuffle." Asked Friday about the rapper's trash-talking on the sideline , Green said: " I don ' t mind it . It ' s fun to me ." Drake ' s earlier antics gained attention when
Even while Drake is being criticized for his recent sideline antics , most notably for massaging Raptors coach Nick Nurse' s shoulders during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, Green has defended his friend. He worked to be who he is. You should get more leash. But I don ' t mind it . It ' s fun for me ."
But when Game 1 tipped off later that night, Drake was as boisterous as ever and exchanged words with Steph Curry during the first quarter.
Drakeand posted a photo of it on his Instagram account and said he would sell it on eBay.
But Green wasn’t complaining Friday during a session with the media.
“Drake talking on the sideline, like, I think so many people make a big deal out of it,’’ he said. “It is what it is. He's a fan, he talks. And it gets more attention because he’s Drake.
“So many people have complained about it, like you don’t let any other fan do that. Yeah, any other fan just not Drake. So he probably shouldn’t be able to do that. That’s just kind of how the cookie crumbles.’’
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Drake jokes about selling Steph's hair lint, trolls Draymond on IG
Drake played the role of troll both during and following the Toronto Raptors' Game 1 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. Decked out in a signed Dell Curry jersey, the Canadian rapper was seen grabbing something off of Stephen Curry's head as the two chatted on the sideline during the action. As it turns out, Drake removed a piece of lint, later joking on Instagram that he was going to sell it on eBay and adding that his username for the online marketplace was "DraymondShouldntWear23.
Draymond Green , Charles Barkley weigh in on Drake ' s sideline antics : He can' t shoot, nor can he pass. So if the Raptors do knock off the Bucks and advance to the NBA Finals, it appears that at least one Warriors player won’ t be bothered by the surefire antics that Drake will bring to the floor at
“But I don ’ t mind it . It ’ s fun for me .” If the Warriors wanted nothing to do with Drake , they could have avoided him. Instead, Green and Stephen Curry invited interactions with the rapper last night. Now, there’ s no turning back. Drake is empowered to continue his histrionics.
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Macaulay Culkin Tweets Hilarious Response to Seeing Drake's Home Alone Sweater at NBA Finals.
Drake was spotted court side wearing a Home Alone sweatshirt featuring a young Macaulay Culkin. The sweater raised questions on social media, and even Culkin himself decided to give the rapper the time of day, probably because he was also at the game. Hey @Drake I'm right here, bro. DM me. See you at the BBQ. pic.twitter.com/GTHMKg6LWU— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) June 3, 2019 Culkin was apparently right behind the famous rapper and was quick to propose a get together at the barbecue.