Drake and Kendrick Perkins Exchange Words During Raptors vs. Cavs Game 1

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistMay 2, 2018

TORONTO, ON - APRIL 25:  Singer Drake watches from his courtside seat during the second half of Game Five between the Washington Wizards and the Toronto Raptors in Round One of the 2018 NBA playoffs at Air Canada Centre on April 25, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)
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Things got heated between music star Drake and Cleveland Cavaliers reserve Kendrick Perkins during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Cavs and the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday.

As players from both teams were heading to their respective locker rooms for halftime, Cavs guard Jose Calderon went over to speak with Drake. Something then sparked a verbal back-and-forth between Drake and Perkins:

Raptors Republic's Blake Murphy made light of the situation, alluding to Perkins spending most of this season in the NBA G League:

It's for the best that Cavs guard JR Smith helped usher Perkins to the tunnel, because Drake wouldn't have wanted a physical confrontation with one of the NBA's foremost enforcers.