5 Plays that swung the Timberwolves Game 7 comeback victory

After a sluggish first half, the Timberwolves came to life in the second half, overcoming a 20-point deficit in Game 7 to send the defending champion Denver Nuggets home on their floor.
Minnesota Timberwolves v Denver Nuggets - Game Seven
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3. Rudy Gobert's turnaround fadeaway over the Joker

Gobert has never been known for being a skilled offensive player, but the big man's soft touch was on full display tonight. The star center had a handful of smooth layup finishes around the rim and he converted his chances at the free-throw line.

But the Frenchmen's most impressive two points caught everyone by surprise as Gobert hit a midrange fade away jumper over Jokic, taking a page out of the three-time MVP's book.

Despite being the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, Gobert received a lot of criticism for his poor defensive performance in Game 5 against Jokic. Even though Denver's all-world big man averaged 29-11-8 throughout the series, Gobert's presence undoubtedly wore down the best player in the world and impacted the Nugget's offensive execution.