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Nelson Cruz took in that wild Timberwolves-Warriors game and met Karl Anthony Towns afterward

The scheduling of the first few days of the 2019 season afforded some teams an off day on Friday as a safeguard against any challenging weather conditions in cities across the country. After their Opening Day win on Thursday, the Twins didn't have a game Friday, which is obviously something that won't happen often the rest of the year.

Taking full advantage of the quick break, Nelson Cruz took in a rather exciting NBA game at the Target Center on Friday night, in which the T-Wolves persevered, 131-130, over Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in a controversial overtime contest. After the game, Cruz -- who stands at 6-foot-2, 230 pounds -- met up with Timberwolves star Karl Anthony Towns, who made Cruz look small:

It's not easy to make Cruz look small, but that's what happens when you're a seven-foot NBA star.

To make Cruz's excellent night on the hardwood totally complete, he went home with a new jersey, as well.

Not a bad night off.