Drake And Will Ferrell Teach Players How To Celebrate With A Handshake At The NBA Awards

Look out for "The Gossip Queen" the next time you watch a game.

Drake hosted the very first NBA Awards Monday night, and he started the show with a sketch in which he and Will Ferrell played coaches for a group of basketball players. Instead of teaching them the best strategies for the game, however, Coaches "Palmer" and "Murphy" demonstrated a few new handshake options for celebrating.

"After a clutch shot, the crowd wants to see you shaking hands," Drake explains. "They want to know you're really friends. Best friends."


The coaches make sure to get punny with Raptors star DeMar DeRozan's name before showing off some original handshakes. That includes "The Jenga," in which the pair predictably stack their hands on top of each other. Then comes "The Gossip Queen," in which they whisper secrets to each other.

But perhaps the most memorable handshake isn't really a handshake at all — it's more of a pose. Specifically, "The Prom." Be on the lookout for it the next time you watch a game.

The coaches returned later in the show to demonstrate a few more handshakes, including "The Helicopter" and "The Kid at the Grocery Store." They even managed to work in a dig at LaVar Ball for the final shake, which costs $10 million.

(H/T: Rolling Stone)

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