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Unconscious Denver Nuggets Mascot Lowered Onto Game Floor, Horrifies Fans

The NBA team’s mascot, Rocky, reportedly suffered a dizzy spell and passed out while being lowered from the rafters during Friday night’s season opener in Denver. He’s expected to be OK, Tom Merolla at CBS Denver reported.


Dane Carbaugh

@danecarbaugh

Nuggets mascot was just lowered from the ceiling limp and then just laid down on the floor. Wat

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Tom Merolla

@TomM_CBS4

Trouble for Rocky at tonight’s #Nuggets game. Lowered from the rafters unconscious.

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The incident, which played out in front of the audience, reportedly gave many fans a scare. The mascot left the game and didn’t return, but is expected to recover.

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