May 18, 2024

Celtics

“I do received some btc for ya @champagnepapi.”

Payton Pritchard and Drake had a playful forwards and backwards. Matt Slocum/AP Photograph

In the course of the Celtics’ 108-105 win over the Raptors on Friday, Drake appeared on the Toronto broadcast and took a shot at Payton Pritchard out of nowhere.

His tone was playful, however he definitely didn’t maintain again.

“Payton Pritchard’s on the market wanting like a crypto scammer,” Drake stated.

Right here’s the total clip, during which the rapper Drake discusses the craziness of the in-season event courtroom and extra.

For these unaware, a crypto scammer is somebody who “goals to realize personal info, reminiscent of safety codes, to trick an individual into sending cryptocurrency to a digital pockets which may be compromised.”

Solely Drake is aware of whether or not he was merely shocked to see Pritchard on the courtroom, poking enjoyable at his look, or joking that he fleeced the Celtics along with his new contract. Or maybe it was not one of the above.

Regardless, Pritchard took it in stride and wrote: “I do received some btc for ya @champagnepapi,” in an Instagram story. BTC stands for Bitcoin, a type of digital forex.

Pritchard, who signed a four-year, $30 million extension this offseason, is averaging 4.8 factors, 3.5 assists, and three.3 rebounds per sport whereas taking pictures 32.8 p.c from the sector and 23.1 p.c from 3-point vary.