Raptors’ Serge Ibaka cooks worms for DeMar DeRozan


Serge Ibaka cooked worms for DeMar DeRozan. (Serge Ibaka/YouTube)

They aren’t teammates anymore, but Serge Ibaka is still happy to cook for DeMar DeRozan.

That being said, DeRozan might want to think about turning down any future dinner invitations from his former Toronto Raptors running mate.

In the latest episode of Ibaka’s web series How hungry are you?, the Raptors forward serves worms to the new San Antonio Spurs star.

Yes, worms. At least they’re “super healthy.”

DeRozan will have his shot at getting back at his chef on the court, as the two made a bet that will be fun to keep an eye on when the Raptors and Spurs square off in their two games this season. If Ibaka falls for a patented DeRozan pump-fake, he has to fork over $100 to a charity of DeRozan’s choosing. On the other hand, DeRozan will make a donation if Ibaka blocks one of his shots.

DeRozan also threatens that he’s going to have fun fouling Ibaka and Jonas Valanciunas out of games when the two teams play.

The video isn’t just loaded with jokes, as the two friends turn serious for a few moments to touch on the emotional trade that saw Kawhi Leonard and DeRozan swap places in July. DeRozan acknowledged how hard it was to cope with at the time, but now understands that the NBA is ultimately a business. Ibaka has no doubt the four-time all-star will fit in well with his new club.

“It was tough when I heard the news,” Ibaka said. “You are one of the best superstars I’ve played with. Your vibe, the way you lead your team, what you did for the team, anybody would love to play with you. I’m sure San Antonio is going to be so happy to have you out there.”

After scarfing down a few bites of “Congolese fried chicken,” DeRozan issues the next food challenge to Raptors global ambassador Drake. How hungry are you, 6ix God?

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