Sports analyst Skip Bayless voices skepticism about Rudy Gobert’s toughness, labeling him a “classic fake tough guy” following a recent scuffle with Alex Caruso during a game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Chicago Bulls.

Despite Gobert’s call for accountability from the NBA regarding the incident, Bayless questions the validity of his tough-guy persona, emphasizing his perceived lack of intimidation factor on the court.

“I hope they look at this, because if they don’t hold people accountable, I’m going to hold them accountable,” Gobert said after the game.

Bayless acknowledges Gobert’s basketball prowess but suggests that his physical presence may not translate to genuine toughness in confrontational situations.

The altercation between Gobert and Caruso adds fuel to the debate surrounding Gobert’s reputation as a tough competitor on the court.

“Rudy Gobert is the classic fake tough guy to me. Is he a good basketball player? Yes, he is because he is so long and skilled and he plays a strong brand of basketball, but when it comes to push and shove and hold your ground, he does not do that no one is afraid of him,” Bayless said on Undisputed.