T-Wolves' Rudy Gobert Gifts $50, Signed Card to 450+ Employees at Target Center

Rob Goldberg@@TheRobGoldbergFeatured Columnist IVDecember 20, 2022

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Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert showed his holiday spirit Monday, gifting Target Center employees $50 each to thank them for their work:

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Tonight, <a href="https://twitter.com/rudygobert27?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@rudygobert27</a> gifted more than 450 <a href="https://twitter.com/TargetCenterMN?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@TargetCenterMN</a> employees each with $50 as a thank you for the contributions each and every night! <a href="https://t.co/wjEPncl1Ww">pic.twitter.com/wjEPncl1Ww</a>

More than 450 employees, including ushers, security, concessions staff and more, also each received a signed card from Gobert, per Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic.

Gobert is in his first season with the Timberwolves after an offseason trade from the Utah Jazz. The three-time All-Star has a history of helping people who work behind the scenes. In January, he gifted $50 and a card to employees at Utah's Vivint Arena. He also donated $200,000 to a relief fund for Vivint Arena employees in 2020 after the NBA season was suspended amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Even in a new location, Gobert's generosity has remained.