Toronto Raptors Fined $25,000 Because of Drake's Remarks About Kevin Durant

Team Ambassador's Words Deemed As Tampering By NBA

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By Reuters

Published August 12, 2014.

The NBA fined the Toronto Raptors $25,000 for comments that rapper and team ambassador Drake made at a recent concert about Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant that were deemed as tampering, ESPN.com reported.

According to the report, Drake made what the NBA considered to be a public pitch to Durant, who was in attendance at the Toronto concert. The league considered Drake’s comments a violation of its anti-tampering rules.



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