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35 Kenneth Faried PF
Height/Weight: 6-8/228 | Birthdate: 11/19/1989 | Birthplace: Newark, NJ | Team: Denver Nuggets | College: Morehead State | NBA Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 95/46 | Average Draft Position: 59.63
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Nuggets PF Kenneth Faried doubles up vs. Rockets


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2014) Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried scored 11 points on 5 of 12 shooting and hauled in 12 rebounds in his team's 115-111 overtime loss to the Rockets Wednesday.

Faried missed one game with a back injury before returning to start Wednesday, playing 32 minutes while posting a double-double and also collecting two assists before fouling out. The double-double was just his third of the season. Faried will square off with the Clippers Friday.


Report: Nuggets' Faried, Gallinari to play Wedneday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(12/16/2014) Nuggets forwards Kenneth Faried and Danilo Gallinari are planning to play Wednesday against the Rockets, reports the Denver Post.

Faried did not play in Sunday’s loss to the Spurs because of an ankle injury. In 21 games, he is averaging 11.0 points and 6.6 rebounds.

Gallinari is recovering from knee surgery and has been experiencing discomfort in his knee all season. He has missed the last three games because of the knee issue and is shooting just 32.8 percent from the floor.


Faried, Gallinari return to practice for Nuggets on Tuesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/16/2014) Nuggets forwards Kenneth Faried (ankle) and Danilo Gallinari (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, according to The Denver Post. Both players could be back in the lineup Wednesday against the Rockets.

Nuggets' Kenneth Faried, Danilo Galliari out Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/14/2014) Nuggets forwards Kenneth Faried (ankle) and Danilo Gallinari (knee) have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Spurs. The pair will join JaVale McGee and Randy Foye on the sidelines.

Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried ready to return to lineup


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/10/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (back) participated in Wednesday's shootaround and is expected to be available to play against the Heat, according to The Denver Post. Faried has missed the previous two games.

Nuggets coach uncertain when Kenneth Faried will return


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(12/9/2014) Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said Monday he is uncertain when forward Kenneth Faried will be able to return to action. 

Faried, who is averaging 11.5 points and 9.2 rebounds per game, has missed the Nuggets last two games with a back injury. 

The Nuggets will take on the Heat Wednesday. 


Nuggets' Faried, Robinson, McGee out Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(12/8/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried, center JaVale McGee and guard Nate Robinson will not be available to play Monday at Toronto, reports TSN.ca.

Faried and Robinson are dealing with back injuries. While McGee is still recovering from tibia surgery.

Their next opportunity to play will be Wednesday against the Heat.


Nuggets' Kenneth Faried, Nate Robinson out Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/7/2014) Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried and guard Nate Robinson are both out for Sunday's game against the Hawks due to back injuries.

Faried is dealing with a lower back strain but hadn't shown signs of the injury before today. "He practiced yesterday and he was fine yesterday," coach Brian Shaw told the Denver Post. "He said he didn't even remember what he did to it."

Robinson took a knee to the back Friday, calling it "the hardest knee I ever took in my life," per the Post. The pair has a quick turnaround if they want to play in the team's next game, as the Nuggets have a matchup with the Raptors on tap for Monday.


Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried scores 19 points


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/21/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried scored 19 points on Friday against the Pelicans.

Faried shot 7-12 from the field, including one from beyond the arc. He also managed to sink four free throws. Faried was active on the boards, pulling down eight rebounds. 


Nuggets F Kenneth Faried drops 22-17 line in opening win


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/30/2014) Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried came up big Wednesday, scoring a team-high 22 points on 8 of 12 shooting and grabbing 17 rebounds in his team's 89-79 win over the Pistons in Wednesday's regular-season opener.

"He was huge for us right from the beginning of the game," coach Brian Shaw said after the game. "Aggressive, getting good position down low. Got their bigs in foul trouble. Once again it's a carryover from the way he played at the end of last season to the summer with the U.S. team, throughout training camp."

Faried played just 27 minutes while delivering his big line, adding four assists and turning the ball over three times. His 17 rebounds is a level matched just twice last season, with both big rebounding totals coming during his last four games of the regular season. The Nuggets' next test come Saturday against the Thunder.


Report: Nuggets, Kenneth Faried rework extension


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/7/2014) The Nuggets and forward Kenneth Faried have agreed to a four-year, $50-million contract, Yahoo! Sports reports.

The deal was initially believed to be five years and $60 million, but the two sides reworked the extension agreement and came up with the new terms. Faried averaged 13.7 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for the Nuggets last season.


Nuggets, Kenneth Faried agree on long-term extension


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(10/6/2014) The Nuggets have agreed to a long-term contract extension for fourth-year big man Kenneth Faried well ahead of the Oct. 31 deadline, according to Yahoo.com.

The deal was originally reported to be for five years and $60 million total, however further reports indicate the deal might actually be for four years. Either way, he is expected to sign the contract prior to the deadline, becoming one of the first players from the 2011 draft class to do so.

Faried helped his case in negotiations by starring for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup this summer, coming off the best season of his career. He averaged 13.7 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for the Nuggets last season. 


Kenneth Faried doubles up in losing effort


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried worked past an illness on Friday, doubling up with 18 points and 13 rebounds in a 133-102 loss to the Spurs.

Faried, who had to get an IV before the game, shot 5 of 12 from the floor, and 8 of 10 from the free throw line. He also chipped in with four assists while logging 27 minutes of game action. he is averaging 15.8 points and 9.4 rebounds over his last five games.

Kenneth Faried will play past illness


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/28/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried will try to work through an illness on Friday. He's expected to get an IV before playing against the Spurs, the Denver Post reports. Faried is averaging 12.8 points and 8.0 rebounds per game this season.

Kenneth Faried puts up 18-16 line in win over Clippers


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/18/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried dominated the paint on Monday, registering a double-double with 18 points and 16 boards in a 110-100 home win over the Clippers.

Faried shot 6 of 14 fro the field, including 6 of 7 from the free throw line. He also contributed with two assists, one block and one steal while logging 34 minutes of game action.

Faried has 17 double-doubles this season. He is averaging 21.6 points and 10.2 rebounds over his last five contests.


Kenneth Faried's double-double lifts Denver over Miami


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/14/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried fell one rebound shy of a double-double in each of his past two games. He managed to get over that hump on Friday, scoring 24 points and hauling 10 boards in a 111-107 victory over the Heat in Miami.

Faried shot 9 of 15 from the floor, and 6 of 8 from the free throw line. He also chipped in with one assist and three steals while logging 30 minutes of game action. He is averaging 23.8 points and 11.0 rebounds over his last five games.

Kenneth Faried puts up monster line against Lakers


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/8/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried put up a monster performance on Friday, doubling up with 32 points and 13 rebounds in a 134-126 win over the Lakers.

Faried shot 14 of 20 from the floor, and 4 of 6 from the charity stripe. Only three of his 13 rebounds came from the offensive end of the glass. He also contributed with two assists, one block and three steals while logging 38 minutes of game action. He is averaging 19.8 points and 9.4 rebounds over his last five games.

Kenneth Faried scores 26, leads Nuggets past Bucks


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(2/20/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried turned in an efficient shooting performance on Thursday, scoring a team-high 26 points on 11 of 15 from the floor, and 4 of 5 from the free throw line in his team's 101-90 victory over Milwaukee.

Faried also chipped in with six boards, two assists and one steal while logging 39 minutes of game action. He has averaged 14.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.4 steals over his last five games.


Kenneth Faried doubles up vs. Suns Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/19/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried scored 21 points on 7 of 15 shooting while grabbing 10 rebounds in his team's 112-107 overtime loss to the Suns Tuesday.

It was the second double-double of February and 13th of the season for Faried, who also had three steals and two assists in 35 minutes in the loss, Denver's fifth straight. He has averaged 10.7 points and 7.6 rebounds over 50 games played.


Report: Knicks trying to trade Iman Shumpert for Kenneth Faried


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/11/2014) The Knicks are trying to reengage the Nuggets in an attempt to pu together a trade in which they would acquire forward Kenneth Faried from Denver in exchange for guard Iman Shumpert, ESPN.com reports.

The Nuggets have said that they won't trade Faried, but the Knicks or another interested team have a little more than a week to work out something acceptable. Faried has averaged 10.5 points and 7.6 rebounds over 48 games played, while Shumpert has averaged 7.0 points and 4.6 rebounds over 49 games played.


Kenneth Faried scores career-high 28 points Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/3/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried recorded his 12th double-double Monday, scoring a career-high 28 points on 11 of 13 shooting while grabbing 11 rebounds in his team's 116-115 win over the Clippers.

Faried has taken 10 shots or more in four straight games for the second time this season, but Monday's efficient performance was the first time he's made 10 shots in a game this season. He also chipped in three assists, two blocks and one steal in 31 minutes Monday. Faried has averaged 10.6 points and 7.8 rebounds over 44 games played.


Kenneth Faried doubles up in win over Kings


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/27/2014) Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried made his presence felt in the paint on Sunday, as he earned his 11th double-double of the season in a 125-117 win over the Kings in Sacramento.

Faried scored 15 points on 7 of 12 shooting from the field, and 1 of 2 from the free throw line. He completed the other end of the double-double with 11 boards, with four of them coming from the offensive end of the glass. He also chipped in with four assists, one block and one steal while logging 34 minutes of game action.

Faried has three double-doubles in January. He is averaging 9.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists over his last five games played.


Kenneth Faried still limited by an illness


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/20/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried was limited by an illness for the second game in a row, as he scored just three points on 1 of 5 shooting, and 1 of 2 from the charity stripe in Sunday's loss to Phoenix.

Faried, who played 22 minutes on Friday, only logged 13 minutes of game action on Sunday, also adding three rebounds and one assist in a 117-103 defeat. He has averaged 8.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists over his last five games played.

Kenneth Faried just misses out on double-double


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/10/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried was all over the glass, as he fell on point shy of a double-double in his team's 101-88 victory at home over the Thunder on Thursday.

Faried scored nine points on 4 of 9 shooting and 1 of 4 from the charity stripe. He grabbed 14 rebounds, with only two of them coming from the offensive end. He did all of his damage in 32 minutes of game action, also adding one block and one steal. He has averaged 15.0 points and 10.4 rebounds per game over his last five games played.

Kenneth Faried posts second straight double-double Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/7/2014) Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried turned in his second consecutive double-double Tuesday, matching a season high with 21 points on 6 of 8 shooting and grabbing 13 rebounds for the second straight game in his team's 129-98 win over the Celtics.

Faried spent more time than usual at the charity stripe Tuesday, setting season highs for free throws attempted (12) and made (nine). He's now scored in double digits in all four January games after doing so just five times in 13 games the previous month. Faried has averaged 10.3 points and 7.9 rebounds over 32 games played.