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Kenneth Faried
9.7 7.8 0.8
Team: DenverHeight: 6-8 Born: 11/19/1989
Position: F-CWeight: 228 Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
College: Morehead StateDraft: 1st Round 22nd pick by Nuggets (2011)

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Mar. 29 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CTNaN:� - Kenneth Faried scored eight points Tuesday, going 4 of 8 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 122-113. Faried pulled down 14 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 17:54 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Mar. 26 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST9:02 PM EST6:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CTNaN:� - Kenneth Faried scored six points Sunday on 2-of-5 shooting as the Denver Nuggets lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 115-90. Faried pulled down seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -23 in his 19:35 of playing time.
Mar. 24 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST19:29 UAE16:2911:29 ET9:29 AM CTNaN:� - Faried will play in Friday's game against the Pacers after being listed as questionable with a left shoulder contusion.
Analysis: Faried hasn't seen a whole lot of playing time in four games after missing three weeks with back trouble, but he's been effective since returning with averages of 11.8 points and 6.5 rebounds.
Mar. 24 6:20 PM PT7:20 PM MT8:20 PM CT9:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST5:20 UAE (+1)02:2021:20 ET7:20 PM CTNaN:� - Kenneth Faried scored nine points Friday, going 3 of 6 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets topped the Indiana Pacers 125-117. Faried grabbed three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 15:38 on the floor.
Mar. 22 8:07 PM PT9:07 PM MT10:07 PM CT11:07 PM ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST7:07 UAE (+1)04:0723:07 ET9:07 PM CTNaN:� - Kenneth Faried scored 17 points Wednesday on 8-of-15 shooting as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-113. Faried pulled down nine rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +15 in his 18:51 on the floor. He added two steals.
Mar. 20 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET3:03 GMT11:03 8:03 PM MST10:03 PM EST7:03 UAE (+1)04:0323:03 ET9:03 PM CTNaN:� - Kenneth Faried scored five points Monday, going 2 of 6 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Houston Rockets 125-124. Faried pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 10:00 on the floor.
Mar. 18 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)04:3623:36 ET9:36 PM CTNaN:� - Kenneth Faried scored 11 points Saturday, going 5 of 7 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Houston Rockets 109-105. Faried pulled down eight rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -4 in his 23:03 on the floor. He added one block and one steal.
Mar. 16 7:35 PM PT8:35 PM MT9:35 PM CT10:35 PM ET2:35 GMT10:35 7:35 PM MST9:35 PM EST6:35 UAE (+1)03:3522:35 ET8:35 PM CTNaN:� - Kenneth Faried scored 12 points Thursday on 5-of-9 shooting as the Denver Nuggets topped the Los Angeles Clippers 129-114. Faried grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +23 in his 17:58 of playing time.
Feb. 24 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET4:04 GMT12:04 9:04 PM MST11:04 PM EST8:04 UAE05:0423:04 ET10:04 PM CTNaN:� - Faried will return for Thursday's game against the Clippers after being sidelined since Feb. 24 due to back spasms.
Analysis: Back issues have limited Faried to only three games since Feb. 6. He's second on the Nuggets with 7.9 rebounds per game but is averaging under 10 points for the first time in his career.
Feb. 8 4:54 PM PT5:54 PM MT6:54 PM CT7:54 PM ET0:54 GMT8:54 5:54 PM MST7:54 PM EST4:54 UAE (+1)01:5419:54 ET6:54 PM CTNaN:� - Faried (right ankle sprain) played Thursday and will again Friday.
Analysis: He only played 13 minutes Thursday after missing the previous four games.
Feb. 6 9:58 AM PT10:58 AM MT11:58 AM CT12:58 PM ET17:58 GMT1:58 10:58 AM MST12:58 PM EST21:58 UAE18:5812:58 ET11:58 AM CTNaN:� - Faried (personal) will return Wednesday after not playing Monday against Dallas due to a death in the family.
Analysis: The rebounding specialist has also been playing through a hamstring injury, though it hasn't affected his production lately. Faried posted four straight double-doubles before being limited to 14 minutes in a blowout loss at San Antonio on Saturday.
Feb. 3 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE05:0923:09 ET10:09 PM CTNaN:� - Faried had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Denver in a 121-117 win over the Bucks on Friday.
Analysis: Faried is averaging 16.3 points and 13.0 rebounds while shooting 62.9 percent over his last four games.
Feb. 2 7:45 AM PT8:45 AM MT9:45 AM CT10:45 AM ET15:45 GMT23:45 8:45 AM MST10:45 AM EST19:45 UAE16:4510:45 ET9:45 AM CTNaN:� - Faried recorded a third straight double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Memphis.
Analysis: He's averaging 15.3 points and an outstanding 13.7 boards while shooting 59.3 percent from the field during that run. Faried has hit at a 65.5 percent clip over his last 11 games, during which he's posted a solid 13.2 points per outing.
Jan. 29 6:42 AM PT7:42 AM MT8:42 AM CT9:42 AM ET14:42 GMT22:42 7:42 AM MST9:42 AM EST18:42 UAE15:429:42 ET8:42 AM CTNaN:� - Faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds Saturday at Phoenix.
Analysis: Since returning to the starting lineup, Faried has averaged 13.1 points and 7 rebounds while shooting 67.2 percent over the last eight games.
Jan. 17 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET4:20 GMT12:20 9:20 PM MST11:20 PM EST8:20 UAE05:2023:20 ET10:20 PM CTNaN:� - Faried left Tuesday's game with a back injury, but was able to return shortly afterward. He's good to go for Saturday.
Analysis: Faried seems to be fine for now. Keep an eye on this situation.
Jan. 11 8:20 AM PT9:20 AM MT10:20 AM CT11:20 AM ET16:20 GMT0:20 9:20 AM MST11:20 AM EST20:20 UAE17:2011:20 ET10:20 AM CTNaN:� - Faried will play in Thursday's game against Indiana.
Analysis: Denver's top rebounder was initially questionable after missing Wednesday's practice with an illness. Faried played 19 minutes Saturday in Oklahoma City after sitting the Nuggets' previous three games with a sore back.
Jan. 2 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET17:52 GMT1:52 10:52 AM MST12:52 PM EST21:52 UAE18:5212:52 ET11:52 AM CTNaN:� - Faried (lower back) will return Saturday after missing the last three games.
Analysis: Faried has had his minutes reduced of late, possibly in part due to the discomfort he's been dealing with.
Dec. 21 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CTNaN:� - Faried bounced back after a dismal performance in his previous game by tallying 15 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday against the Clippers.
Analysis: Faried was held without a point and grabbed three rebounds while playing just 9:58 Monday against Dallas. Inconsistency continues to be an issue for Faried, whose last five games have featured 2, 11, 25, 0 and 15 points.
Dec. 17 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CTNaN:� - Faried dropped a season-high 25 points and hit 10 of 11 from the field in Saturday's win over the Knicks.
Analysis: Faried has always been a high-percentage shooter, but he has taken that to new heights lately. He's connected on 24 of 30 in his last five games to push his season percentage to 53.7.
Dec. 10 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)04:3222:32 ET9:32 PM CTNaN:� - Faried came off the bench Saturday to score 19 points on 9-of-10 shooting and grab 10 rebounds in 24 minutes.
Analysis: Two nights earlier, Faried wasn't used at all despite being healthy after starting 14 straight games. Maybe being used in a reserve role for a while gets him on the right track.
Dec. 8 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST6:06 UAE (+1)03:0621:06 ET8:06 PM CTNaN:� - Not only was Faried removed from the starting lineup Thursday, but he didn't play one minute even though he supposedly has no injury.
Analysis: Faried had played less than 13 minutes in each of the previous two games, so it appears he is in coach Michael Malone's doghouse.
Nov. 17 6:05 AM PT7:05 AM MT8:05 AM CT9:05 AM ET14:05 GMT22:05 7:05 AM MST9:05 AM EST18:05 UAE15:059:05 ET8:05 AM CTNaN:� - Faried had a season-high 20 points and 15 rebounds on Wednesday.
Analysis: Faried has totaled 38 points and 29 boards in the last two games.
Nov. 13 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)04:5522:55 ET9:55 PM CTNaN:� - Faried finished with 18 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks in Sunday's loss at Portland. He went 8 for 9 from the foul line.
Analysis: Faried has totaled 26 points and 22 boards in two starts. He's also totaled six blocks in those contests.

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