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Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is nicknamed the “Manimal” for a reason: He's ferocious, aggressive, and deadly from beyond the arc. The hunky baller-turned-model not only heats up the cover, but he’s also the fourth NBA player to grace the issue, joining past cover boys Dwight Howard (2009), Amar’e Stoudemire (2010), Blake Griffin (2011), and Tyson Chandler (2012). Obviously the 6' 8", 230-pound athlete is comfortable in his own skin, but would you believe he actually sees room for improvement?
“I want my thighs to be a little thicker so I can move people instead of just having to jump over them all the time,” he revealed to ESPN.
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