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Rob Ford Betting Big On Toronto Raptors, Wagers Entire CD

Mayor Rob Ford has accepted the terms of a bet by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams over the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors NBA playoff series. The wager: not beer.

1. Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford sent a letter this week to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, letting him know that — regarding the Toronto Raptors facing the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA playoffs — it was on:

2. Adams initially wanted to bet Ford a six-pack of beer. Ford, who is in the midst of a seemingly never-ending scandal over his admitted substance abuse, told reporters Monday he would be happy to make a bet with Adams that focused solely on swapping CDs and didn’t include alcohol.

Eric Adams

New York Daily News

 

3. Ford was in attendance as the Raptors evened the best-of-7 series with the Nets, 1-1, on Tuesday night in Toronto.

4. The the Daily News reported that the wagered CDs in question are, from Brooklyn, Jay Z, and from Toronto, Drake.

Mark Blinch / Reuters

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Michael Hayes is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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