There was always going to be drama on the final day of the NBA regular season. But punching your own teammate kind of drama? That was unexpected.
But that is exactly what the Minnesota Timberwolves had to deal with ahead of the play-in tournament after Rudy Gobert lashed out at teammate Kyle Anderson.
The incident took place during a second-quarter timeout against the Pelicans, with Gobert escorted to the locker room and later sent home.
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