Perhaps no one was more surprised by how impressive Kenneth Faried performed in the Denver Nuggets' 108-105 win over Orlando Magic than the player himself.
Down by eight early in the fourth quarter to Orlando, the Nuggets turned to the "Manimal."
Faried entered the game at the 8:48 mark and he immediately made an impact, blocking Arron Afflalo's layup and scoring nine points in the final quarter. Faried's hustle produced 19 points and 19 rebounds and lifted his team to Denver's 12th win at home this season.
But what Denver fans might love (or might not) even more than Faried's hustle is his reaction to hearing his stats from the win. After a reporter told him of his 19-19 night, Faried accidentally cursed on live television.
"Shit," he said with a look of awe on his face. "I didn't even know. Excuse me! I didn't even know."
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