Video: Amir Johnson trains in Thailand with elephant, flexes with tiger

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

Toronto’s Amir Johnson has not been spending his offseason in Los Angeles (where he’s from) or in another action-packed city like most NBA ballers. No, the Raptors’ big man has been spending some of his free time just a bit further away from home.

As in Thailand.

You just can’t get this kind of training back home, now can you? First, an epic tug of war match with a gaggle of peeps and just one elephant. Guess who won this one?

After tug of war, Johnson attempted to get back to the bread and butter – and take on an elephant on the court.

No word on how this ended up, but it looks like the 6-foot-9 Johnson was – for one of the first times in a long time – not one of the larger bodies out there.

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

A lion? Why not?

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

Finally, after the elephant had put Johnson through the ringer, it was time to bro out – and bro out they did.

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

Photo: Amir Johnson/Instagram

[H/T: SB Nation]