Drake & Toronto Raptors Reveal OVO Athletic Centre
February 20, 2019
The Toronto Raptors announced on Thursday they have renamed their training facility the OVO Athletic Centre as part of their ongoing partnership with rapper Drake, who owns the October's Very Own brand. The team posted a video on social media announcing the change, which shows the Raptors logo and the OVO logo on the side of the facility, as well as footage of the rapper working with members of the Raptors organization. According to Bleacher Report, Drake first signed on as a team ambassador in 2013, and expanded the partnership in January 2018 with the introduction of OVO-inspired jerseys. The Raptors currently have a 48-20 record this season and are second in the Eastern Conference.