Drake Wearing 16-Year Old Man-Child Zion Williamson’s High School Jersey
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Drake has taken a lot of heat over the past few years for being a “fair weather fan.” He addressed the accusation in the past by explaining to Complex he’s not a “team jumper” because he’s a bigger fan of the player than the team.
“Well, first of all, I’d like to say that despite what everyone on the Internet thinks, I do not team jump. In the past I’ve always supported the player and not the institution—unless we’re talking about the Kentucky Wildcats and the Toronto Raptors; I will never stray from them. But whether it comes to soccer or football or basketball, I have a lot of friends that play for a lot of teams. I’m not team jumping. I’m a supportive friend.”
The latest player he seems to be fond of is 16-year old high school superstar Zion Williamson, who has been all over ESPN and the Internet over the past couple of months for his viral dunks and blocks. On Saturday, hours after a video of Zion almost hitting his shoulder on the backboard while blocking a shot went viral, Drake posted an Instagram pic of himself wearing Zion’s Spartanburg Day jersey while standing next to Mike Will Made It and Trouble Trouble.
And this is why Drake, along with the rest of the basketball world, is a fan of Zion…