It’s no big secret that Drake is a massive NBA fan. He has his own affiliation with the league and with his hometown team, the Toronto Raptors, but today Drake returns with something bigger. Today the word on the e-streets is that Drake Set To Host & Produce First Annual NBA Awards Show. The wordsmith, actor and much more recently sat down on Head Coach John Calipari’s podcast where he spilled the beans about the project.
He stated “I’m actually producing and hosting the first annual NBA Awards this year. I get to take the reigns on it. The ESPYs let me do great things, and I thank them a lot for that. Usually award shows sometimes are a bit restricted, but they let me do a lot at the ESPYs, so we’ll just expand on that concept. I love hosting. I love being in a room full of iconic, legendary people that I look up to and having that pressure of having to make them laugh and enjoy their evening.” The first annual NBA Awards Show will air June 26 on TNT, and will unveil the winners of the league’s top awards, including MVP, Most Improved Player, ROY, and more.Speak your thoughts on the news in the comments below and keep ti locked for much more on this coming very soon!