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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.

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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:

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

Eric Adams

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

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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