Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

Maybe it’s just me, but I kind of like these backpacks. Children’s-themed backpacks seem to have emerged as one of the favorite forms of hazing across sports. The latest victims — if you want to call them that — are the Denver Nuggets rookies. As you can see from the photos above and below, the Nuggets forced their rookies to carry around Dora the Explorer and Hello Kitty backpacks this week. It could be much worse, right?

The Nuggets aren’t alone. Last week, the Timberwolves framed Ricky Rubio and made it look like he had a Justin Bieber backpack in front of his locker. The Fort Myers Miracle also incorporated the Bieber backpack last season as a form of punishment. I say give me a free kid’s backpack over a bad haircut any day of the week.

Picutres via @cjzero

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