BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Drake is a long-time fan of the NBA. Not only is the rapper the global ambassador of the Toronto Raptors, but now he will host the inaugural NBA Awards on TNT June 26.

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The award ceremony will take place at Basketball City at New York City’s Pier 36 at 9:00 pm ET. The event will honor some of the league’s top athletes, in categories such as NBA Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Coach of the Year.

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The rapper took to social media to confirm the announcement, writing, “Hosting first-ever NBA Awards on TNT, June 26th – tune in.”

Check out the post below.

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