While in 14-day self-quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic, Toronto Raptors centre Serge Ibaka has been doing as much as he can to stay occupied.
MORE: Ibaka builds home gym to stay in shape
Ibaka has been sharing what he is up to as part of a series of videos titled "How Bored Are You?" a play on his cooking series that is titled "How Hungry Are You?" From in-home workouts and fitness tips to FaceTime calls to his Raptor teammates, here's how Ibaka has been keeping himself busy.
Episode 15: More art
By now, we know that Serge doesn't just dress…he makes art.
His latest art lesson includes tips on how to stay presentable, as he provides a useful demonstration on how to iron by working wrinkles out of a pair of plaid pants.
Art never takes a break.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 30, 2020
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Episode 14: A conversation with heroes
While Ibaka works to do his part by staying home, he engaged in conversation with some officials from Toronto Public Health, the heroes that are working tirelessly for the benefit of everyone's welfare.
From how scarves can be used to stay safe and other tips, Ibaka makes sure to express his appreciation for their hard work.
A long overdue surprise FaceTime with the heroes at @TOPublicHealth.@sergeibaka & the Toronto Raptors organization thank you and the countless others for your tireless work to keep our communities safe.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 27, 2020
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Episode 13: Health is Wealth
Serge is back with more health tips, sharing a morning home remedy that he drinks daily.
"Here's to your health."
Hope you have a beautiful/nice/wonderful day.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 26, 2020
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Episode 12: Top Five TV
Since Serge has been spending his time watching television shows, he took the time out to share his top five with the fans.
Top five, top five, top five @sergeibaka shows.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 25, 2020
Got any reco's for him?
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Episode 11: Uncle Serge
Can it get any more wholesome than this?
Uncle Baka checkin in on the yutes.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 24, 2020
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Episode 10: Book Club
Episode 10 sees Serge talk about the three books that are currently his favourites and he provides some context for each one as he introduces the title. Ibaka implores everyone to do the same and shares that he is open to recommendations from fans as well.
Virtual Book Club- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 23, 2020
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Episode 9: Catching up with the rookie
The saga continues, as Serge makes a FaceTime call to rookie Terence Davis, who is saved in his phone as "My Youngstar T".
As to be expected from a conversation between the rookie and the vet, Ibaka made sure to impart plenty of wisdom upon Davis, including some important tips for his quarantine diet:
Every mans need a barber right now 😂- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 22, 2020
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Episode 8: Art 101
"I don't dress, man… I do art, bro."
Who could forget Serge's emphatic proclamation during the well-documented scarf argument between he and OG Anunoby? In a way, the feud continued on "How Bored Are You?" as Ibaka provided
scarf art lessons in the form of instructions on wearing different types of scarves.
Art 101 with @sergeibaka.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 21, 2020
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Episode 7: FaceTime with Kyle Lowry
Ibaka and Lowry have been teammates since 2017 and along with Marc Gasol, are the most seasoned veterans in the Raptors locker room.
On Friday, Serge gave his point guard a FaceTime call, where they would exchange a few jokes, talk about their respective workout plans and their desire to get back on the court among many other things.
Lowry even came up with a suggestion for Serge to take up some visual art while isolated.
Point Gawd's all in on 'How Bored are You?'- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 20, 2020
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Episode 6: Hustle-Jefferson checks in
He might be relatively new to the team, but Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Ibaka shared a pretty entertaining back-and-forth.
From RHJ's afro to staying sane while in isolation to the potential of future dance lessons from Ibaka, also known as "The Original Man, 100% pure from the Motherland," their brief conversation had it all:
Make sure to check up on the homies.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 19, 2020
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Episode 5: Cardio
It's no secret that Ibaka is one of the most well-conditioned players in the league. Despite the circumstances, he found a way to remain in shape by doing some sprints in the hallway of his home.
Cardio Avec Classe- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 18, 2020
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Episode 4: Home Remedies
"This is what I do every day when I wake up in the morning."
Ibaka took the time to share a home remedy consisting of garlic and honey that he takes daily in order to help his immune system.
Remedies from the Motherland.- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 17, 2020
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Episode 3: Chores
No one likes dirty dishes.
Episode 3 chronicles Ibaka doing some housework, which included loading the dishwasher and taking out the trash.
Chores w/ @sergeibaka- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 16, 2020
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"GET DAT GAHBAGE OUTTA HERE!"
Episode 2: Workout plan
"I'm just going to try to stay in shape, and I hope you do the same."
As mentioned earlier, Ibaka has set up a home gym while he is in self-quarantine. He shared his first home workout, consisting of core work, push-ups as well as some lower body exercises that were aided with resistance bands.
The @sergeibaka workout plan- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 15, 2020
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Episode 1: The Home Gym
After sharing a video of a delivery to his home, Ibaka began the series by showing his set up, equipped with a box, stationary bike, resistance bands, weights and hurdles, among other things.
Enough to get the job done, for sure.
Introducing "How H̶u̶n̶g̶r̶y̶ Bored Are You."- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 14, 2020
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