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Kevin Love plays the saxophone so Minnesotans will donate their coats (VIDEO)

Eric Freeman
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For five years, Kevin Love has spent his holiday season trying to help the less fortunate citizens of the Minneapolis-St. Paul area by collecting and donating winter coats. It's an important issue in his professional home, where temperatures can dip below zero degrees Fahrenheit. Apart from rooting for global warming, this bit of charity is one of the better options available.

Love's a smart guy and realizes that simply holding a coat drive isn't enough. So, in order to bring some attention, he records funny videos in which he and his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates act like goofballs. Two years ago, they posed like actors in an early '90s ad for a knockoff fur outlet. This year, Love decided to get his Kenny G on by playing the saxophone while Wolves like Jose Juan Barea and Derrick Williams blow kisses to the vaseline-smeared camera. Oh, and Love wears a totally ridiculous wig and trenchcoat. I guess costumes are his thing now.

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If you live in the Twin Cities area and want to donate, the Wolves' official site has a list of dropoff locations. As an added bonus, Love will swap two tickets to the team's Dec. 29 game against the Phoenix Suns for each coat donated (limit four per family). He'll deliver the coats to the Salvation Army on Dec. 19, so make sure you get them in soon. It is up to you whether or not you listen to Kenny G while doing so.

(via SLAM)

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