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Kenneth Faried
9.5 7.8 0.9
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)

Latest News
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.
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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