Drake will host first NBA Awards Show, announce MVP

Kevin Hart left and Drake coach at the NBA All Star Celebrity Game at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. The league announced Tuesday that Drake will host its first NBA Awards on June 26

More details about the upcoming NBA Awards.

The NBA and Turner Sports jointly announced on Tuesday Grammy award-winning rapper Drake will host the inaugural season awards show.

The rapper has previously revealed that he will he hosting and producing the show, during Kentucky head coach John Calipari's Cal Cast podcast back in January.




It looks like the National Basketball Association wants to bring "More Life" to their first ever award ceremony. But only time will tell as fans will circle June 26 to find out who will become winners of these prestigious awards. He did the duties for the 2014 ESPYs and absolutely stole the show. The ceremony will honor the league's top performers in categories like Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, Kia NBA Sixth Man Award, Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Kia NBA Most Improved Player and NBA Coach of the Year.

There will be additional awards that include fan-voted awards. His close relationship with athletes allowed him to do some extra ribbing of the people in the audience, which included musical numbers that poked fun at second-place finishers and players having "side pieces". The awards include Drake is no stranger to the National Basketball Association and is the official ambassador for the Toronto Raptors.

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