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Raptors' Johnson training with elephants, tigers

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07:18 AM ET 09.04 | What did you do on your summer vacation? Toronto Raptors big man Amir Johnson, judging from his Instagram, is in the southeast Asian nation of Thailand. It seems he's just there for a nice vacation, but somewhere along the line, he clearly got it in his head that the best way to improve his game for the upcoming season is by challenging elephants to various athletic activities. ... The elephant has raw power, but probably lacks post moves and doesn't have much of a handle considering he has to dribble with his trunk. It seems those competitions didn't go his way, so he tried to assert his dominance over a different member of the animal kingdom: [a tiger]. No matter how big your bicep is, Amir, I'm gonna take the tiger in this one.

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September 4, 2013  08:04 AM ET

I'd like to see Michael Beasley -vs- the tiger... in a cage match.

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September 4, 2013  09:39 AM ET

how about training with sharks, that can surely improve your quickness

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September 4, 2013  09:46 AM ET

Since he can't seem to play well with humans, might as well try elephants and tigers. or try a black mamba...

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September 4, 2013  10:16 AM ET

I don't see the joke in this article!




Okay I see it! Haha

September 4, 2013  10:18 AM ET

The Team Is A Circus, Bro?

September 4, 2013  11:38 AM ET

Posting up elephants? Why not just give Eddie Curry a call?

September 4, 2013  11:45 AM ET
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Posting up elephants? Why not just give Eddie Curry a call?

LOL!!

September 4, 2013  02:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Posting up elephants? Why not just give Eddie Curry a call?

+1!

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