12/17/2014 08:54 EST | Updated 02/16/2015 05:59 EST

Drake announces Raptors starting lineup with style

The Toronto Raptors pulled out all the stops for their first meeting with the Brooklyn Nets since last season's first round playoff loss. It was Drake night at the Air Canada Centre.

In addition to the team donning the 20th anniversary purple jerseys for the first time on a Wednesday night, the Raptors had Drake announce the starting lineup. Ever the showman, the Canadian rapper did not disappoint. 

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Of course this isn't the first time Drake has introduced the Raptors. He never fails to impress in front of his hometown crowd. 

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