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Jay Williams Says Mike Budenholzer Should Stop Complaining About Drake and Do His Job

TORONTO, ONTARIO - MAY 21: Head coach Mike Budenholzer of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts during the first half in game four of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on May 21, 2019 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 Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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ESPN college basketball analyst and former NBA player Jay Williams did not hold back in giving his opinion on the ongoing courtside saga involving Drake at the Eastern Conference Finals. In a video posted by TMZ Sports, Williams gave his thoughts on the rap superstar's showy interactions with Toronto Raptors coaches and players during the series and Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer's salty response. "Mike Budenholzer should be worried about his team. He shouldn't be worried about flexing on Drake," Williams said.

Williams may have a point. The Bucks dropped two straight in Toronto to even the series, and Coach Bud's comments were likely more out of the frustration over those losses than they were about Drake trash-talking Giannis from the bench area or massaging Raptors coach Nick Nurse's shoulders during Game 4.

Jay added that Drake is "part of what the Raptors do," and that he provides much-needed entertainment value to this year's postseason. It's true: as long as the playoffs are as lopsided and predictable as they are under the Warriors' current reign, the NBA can use all the additional narratives they can get, whether it comes from the players themselves or pop culture icons like Mr. Aubrey Graham.

As long as Drake doesn't actually interfere with the game being played on the court, Mike Budenholzer really should worry less about the rapper's courtside presence and more about the Bucks winning the East.