Playbook runs the break with Joakim Noah

On the court, Joakim Noah oozes intensity. Off the court, he's a free spirit with a colorful personality. Mike DiNovo/US Presswire

On the court, Joakim Noah is emotional and demonstrative. Off the court, he’s thoughtful and engaging. He’s active in charitable activities, including his own Noah’s Arc Foundation, which provides opportunities in the arts and sports to youths.

Playbook had the opportunity to discuss all of the above with Noah during his recent trip to ESPN headquarters to promote Vita Coco natural coconut water. Here’s what transpired:

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