Kendrick Perkins Says Drake Started the Trash Talk

by May 02, 2018
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Cavs backup center Kendrick Perkins got into it with Raptors global ambassador and courtside fixture Drake at halftime and following Game 1 Tuesday night, as the two exchanged words near Toronto’s bench and had to be separated.

Perk says the superstar rapper started the war of words.

According to the 33-year-old veteran, Drizzy got upset when he overheard him (accurately) predicting a Cleveland victory in the second-round playoff series opener.

Per ESPN:

What exactly was Perkins’ rebuttal?

“He said something slick, so I said something back: ‘Sit your ass down and watch the game.'”

In a comment on an Instagram post Tuesday night, Drake claimed, “I just said I like the hem on his capris.”

When Perkins exited the Cavs’ locker room for good Tuesday night, a member of the team’s security staff asked him if he wanted to be escorted to the team bus in case he might have another run-in with Drake along the way.

“I’m fine,” Perkins said with a smirk. “What’s he going to do?”