Peyton Manning launches long pass to Nuggets' mascot during NBA timeout

Peyton Manning showed he can still throw a nice spiral.

DENVER — Peyton Manning still cannot resist throwing a pass.

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The retired NFL quarterback was sitting in the stands when the Denver Nuggets hosted the Boston Celtics on Friday night, WBIR reported.

During a timeout in the fourth quarter, the Nuggets' mascot, Rocky, tossed a pass to Manning, who caught it.

Manning, who had a career completion rate of 65.3% during his 17-year NFL career, then launched a pass toward the mascot, who was streaking on a "long" pass pattern on the court.

The spiral was true, but the ball went through the mascot's paws.

Here is the moment: