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Drake Roasted For Comparing Himself To Kobe Bryant After Winning His Own Basketball Competition

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Drake Roasted For Comparing Himself To Kobe Bryant After Winning His Own Basketball Competition

Drake is being torched online for popping champagne and comparing himself to Kobe Bryant after winning a basketball competition he launched himself.

The rapper's OVO team won back-to-back championships in his Sanctuary Basketball League with Drake's teammate hitting a game-winning three-pointer as the buzzer sounded.

And the music megastar celebrated in style, popping bottles and donning championship t-shirts and caps while confetti rained down on him and his pals.

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Drizzy, who actually hosted the competition on his personal basketball court in his Toronto mansion, also used to time to pay homage to a late, great NBA legend too.

Speaking after the victory, he said: "I did what Kobe did in Game 7 against the Celtics. Shots not falling, you play f**king defence!"

It was all light-hearted stuff at the end of the day with fans stoked for the multi-platinum artist – but others were quick to rain on his parade.

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While most people saw the funny side of his over-eccentric celebrations, some took to social media to roast him for it.

One bloke tweeted: "Drake winning his own basketball league and comparing himself to Game 7 Kobe is top 5 funniest things I’ve ever seen.

While another added: "Drake called himself Kobe lmfao. Nah I got to get rich man, you can really be whoever you want to be."

As a third chimed in, saying: Don’t compare yourself to Kobe… Drake is a BIG time Corn Ball!

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And one commented: "Bro won a tournament against his homies at his indoor home basketball court then popped champagne like he was Kobe."

Meanwhile, Complex Sports also posted a little highlights package of Drake's boozy celebrations and viewers wasted no time in producing some hilarious memes which best reflected their thoughts on it all.

Credit: Instagram/champagnepapi
Credit: Instagram/champagnepapi

As for Drake himself, when you've got the sort of money in your bank account which allows you to live out your dreams, he probably doesn't have a care in the world for what others think.

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You know what, fair play to him.

The rapper actually launched the Sanctuary Basketball League last year and is now a two-time back-to-back champion.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/champagnepapi

Topics: Australia, NBA, Basketball

Max Sherry
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