Fine Line: Drake's Full Toronto Pitch to Kevin Durant

Published on 11-Aug-2014 by Xavier McSpaniel

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Fine Line: Drake's Full Toronto Pitch to Kevin Durant

It's not just the Seinfeld cast that hates the Drake.

The NBA announced today they have fined the Toronto Raptors $25,000 for the rapper's recent in-concert grovelling to league MVP, Kevin 'I prefer 8ball n MJG' Durant.

The officially reported brain-cramp of the Raps' global ambassador involved the following statement:

Before we leave, I just want to show one of my brothers something ...You know, my brother Kevin Durant was kind enough to come to the show tonight and watch us. I just want him to see what would happen if he came to play in Toronto. Let him know what would happen.

The OKC champ then got a massive cheer from the punters, replete with a 'KD' chant for good measure.

While this bone-headed behaviour was thought to be sufficient for the fine, The Daily Player has discovered that Drake's pitch contained a number of other elements worthy of reprimand. Here is a summary:

Fair to say this was the biggest promotional fail for Raptors since their mascot strapped on a pair of skates.