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11/02/2013 03:29 pm ET | Updated Nov 04, 2013

Nuggets Mascot Collapses In Scary Scene Before Nuggets' First Home Game (VIDEO)

A stunt involving Nuggets mascot "Rocky" before Denver's home opener at the Pepsi Center turned into a scary scene on Friday night.

Rocky was being lowered in a harness onto the court from the ceiling rafters, but appeared to be motionless throughout the process. When the mascot touched down, he fell right to the floor.

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According to 7News in Denver, the team said Rocky had "the wind knocked out of him" after he was attended to by medical personnel and walked off the court on his own. Tom Merolla of CBS4 News in Denver tweeted that he heard Rocky "got dizzy and passed out."

Rocky tweeted on Saturday morning that he was okay.

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