Drake famously declared “no new friends” but the Sacramento Kings are going to want to become pals with the Canadian rap star after his latest act of generosity.
Sacramento squares off against the Indiana Pacers in two preseason games to be held in India on Friday and Saturday, respectively. In order to make the 20-hour trip more palatable for the Kings, Drake allowed the team to borrow his $185-million dollar Boeing jet.
Drake and Kings owner Vivek Ranadive have been acquaintances for years, and Ranadive got in touch with the OVO boss to make the trip a bit more enjoyable.
"Vivek definitely pushed to get us a better plane, and he did that, so we're very grateful to have an owner like that," Kings guard De’Aaron Fox said.
“I might have to write a new album in that 18 hour flight, it’s going to be a long one,” Kings forward Marvin Bagley said to James Ham of NBC Sports. “I’m definitely going to have my pen and pad ready.”
Marvin Bagley ready to use his flight time to India to cut some new tracks. pic.twitter.com/MXAqJYDAye— James Ham (@James_HamNBCS) September 28, 2019
Drake is technically the Toronto Raptors’ global ambassador but his goodwill extends to all teams across the NBA. So much for no new friends, Drizzy.
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