"'He's a weirdo,' teammate Taj Gibson said, making no effort to be funny -- just telling the truth."
"You can't take away Noah from the Bulls and expect the same results. He's the heart and soul of that team. He's the best player on that team. He's the leader of that team."
"He defends the entire court exceptionally well, he's been durable, and he's captained the second-best defense in the NBA even after losing ace perimeter defender Luol Deng mid-season."