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Did You Know That Nam Joo Hyuk Is *Really* Good In Basketball?

He once played with Steph Curry!
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We know you’ve been watching the newest Netflix series, Start-Up and you can’t help but admire Nam Joo Hyuk just like us. There’s no denying that his acting is really on point, plus he’s just *so* dreamy. Aside from him being an actor and model, did you know that he’s also a fantastic basketball player? As in, he's really good at it! With his impressive height (which he got from his momma), we're not surprised!

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During his appearance in the talk show
Radio Star, Joo Hyuk revealed that he dreamt of becoming a basketball player in middle school. During that time, he joined his school’s basketball team and took the position of the point and shooting guard. Joo Hyuk is so good at b-ball that he won in every tournament he joined! Unfortunately, he had to quit playing the sport after he undergoing a leg surgery.

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You can say that Joo Hyuk is like your high school crush who’s the ultimate basketball enthusiast—one look at his Instagram feed and you can already see how much he loves the court.

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Joo Hyuk is a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry. He once went to the US to watch his idol play, took a selca (selfie) right after, and captioned his post with: “I’m a successful fan.” You can witness how he fanboyed hard—just look at the number of exclamation points!

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When he got the chance to actually play with his idol, you bet that he was the happiest! Joo Hyuk was able to meet, greet, and compete with the NBA star in an episode of MBC’s Infinite Challenge. And just when he thought that his dream ended there, Stephen Curry was completely amazed by the actor’s basketball skills after he kept on scoring points during the game. Imagine your idol saying that to you—wow! 

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We hope we can see him again on the court someday! Meanwhile, here are other Nam-Joo-Hyuk-playing-basketball clips for you to enjoy. You’re welcome.

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