This Hornets-Timberwolves Trade Features Rudy Gobert

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At one time, big men dominated the NBA. 

In fact, for some teams, it wasn’t enough to have one. They wanted two. For much of NBA history, a twin towers frontcourt has been fashionable. 

Ralph Sampson and Hakeem Olajuwon. David Robinson and Tim Duncan. Andrew Bynum and Mark Gasol. These frontcourt duos were all dominant.

Overwhelming opponents with size was the preferred strategy for contenders for much of the league’s history. 

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By 2022, it’s considerably less trendy. In fact, few teams choose such a lineup. The Minnesota Timberwolves are an exception. This summer, they traded four first-round picks for Rudy Gobert. At 4-4, they may be questioning that decision. 

If so, here’s a deal that sends Gobert to the Charlotte Hornets.