Kevin Garnett throws out first pitch at Twins game

April 13, 2015

By Sam Galanis

If Kevin Garnett is looking for something to do when his basketball career ends, he might have a future in baseball.

The former Boston Celtics big man returned to the Timberwolves at this season’s NBA trade deadline, and his homecoming in Minnesota has been a special one. On Monday, Garnett had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at the Minnesota Twins’ home opener at Target Field, all while decked out in a Kirby Puckett jersey.

Duke star and Minnesota native Tyus Jones delivered the ball to KG, who proceeded to throw a strike to Torii Hunter. You can see the video here.

The Twins might want to see what Garnett is up to now that the T-Wolves have been eliminated from the playoffs, as Minnesota sat at 1-5 before Monday’s contest against the Kansas City Royals.

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