Ryan Glasspiegel
Thursday July 11th, 2013

Thanks in part to some pretty lackluster defense, Bulls center Joakim Noah scored a goal during Steve Nash's recent charity soccer game in Manhattan. Then he turned into a glee meteor:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7KHpQltNeYE]

Since his time at Florida, Noah has had the most surprising ascent towards overall likability in recent memory. What's more, he hasn't really changed one bit—his relentless motor and borderline excessive exuberance, which initially made Noah an annoyance, have become quite endearing. Sports can be weird. [H/T Basketball Jones]

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