Drake Taunts Philadelphia 76ers Center Joel Embiid Mid-Game: Watch
Drake mocked 76ers center Joel Embiid's airplane celebration after the Raptors claimed their victory in Game 5 of the playoffs.
Last night (May 7), Drizzy was sitting courtside for the game inside the Scotiabank Arena in his hometown. By the final minutes of the game, the 6ix God's home team racked up 125 points over the visiting team's mere 89 points. Drake couldn't help but elevating his trash talk to astronomical levels as he made airplane gestures at the 76ers' center Joel Embiid.
As Embiid seemed to check out from the court, Drizzy took things farther by encouraging the crowd to follow in his gloat-fest as they all mocked Embiid. Embiid didn't look too happy while the OVO Sound founder was mocking the star center's way of celebrating on the court.
After the game, Embiid apparently responded to Drake's taunts. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Embiid was asked if he told Drake he’d return Sunday. Embiid reportedly replied, “Yes.”
The rapper's outburst comes shortly after he addressed the comical Drake curse that allegedly plagued the sports world. After the Raptors dominated the Orlando Magic 115-96 during Game 5 of the NBA's 2019 Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Tuesday night (April 23), Drake apparently mentioned the curse to the media before the post-game press conference ended.
If the 76ers lose their next game of the playoffs in Philly, then they won't go back to Toronto for Game 7. Watch Drake make an attempt to embarrass the 76ers in honor of his Raptors' win below.
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