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Austin Rivers drops ball before first pitch at Dodgers game (video)

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 05: Austin Rivers #25 of the Los Angeles Clippers dribbles upcourt during an NBA game between Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers April 5, 2016 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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Austin Rivers’ numerous gaffes are so prevalent, even his Clippers teammates make fun of them.

Here’s another.

Rivers threw out the first pitch at the Dodgers game the other night, and just waking to the rubber with the ball proved challenging:

But, like with his easily mockable basketball plays, they obscure a better-than-realized substance. Rivers still threw a fine first pitch – especially for someone who said he had never thrown a baseball before: