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Kenneth Faried
13.7 8.6 1.2
Team: DenverHeight: 6-8 Born: 11/19/1989
Position: PFWeight: 228 Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
College: Morehead StateDraft: 1st Round 22nd pick by Nuggets (2011)

Latest News
Apr. 12 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST7:53 UAE (+1)05:5323:53 ET10:53 PM CT2:53 - After hitting the game-winning shot for Denver on Thursday night, Faried followed it up with a 24-point, 21-rebound performance versus Utah on Saturday.
Analysis: The performance marked the first 20-20 game for Faried in his career, but second in as many games for a Denver player. Center Timofey Mozgov had 23 points and 29 rebounds in Thursday's win over Golden State.
Mar. 26 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST6:17 UAE (+1)03:1722:17 ET8:17 PM CT1:17 - Faried had 24 points and 10 boards in a 108-103 loss to the Spurs on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Faried scored 15 points in a frenzied final quarter for Denver.
Mar. 15 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST7:35 UAE (+1)04:3523:35 ET9:35 PM CT2:35 - Faried scored 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting in a 97-92 loss in Atlanta on Saturday.
Analysis: The Denver Nuggets forward is averaging 24.0 points and shooting 67.0 percent (59 of 88) in the last six games. He's averaging a career-high 12.5 points and shooting 56.3 percent this season.
Mar. 15 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:490:49 ET10:49 PM CT3:49 - Faried had 24 points and 10 boards in Friday's 111-107 win at Miami.
Analysis: Faried has been on a tear over the last seven games, during which he's averaging 22.3 points - 10 more than his season mark.
Mar. 8 10:09 PM PT11:09 PM MT12:09 AM CT1:09 AM ET6:09 GMT14:09 11:09 PM MST1:09 AM EST10:09 UAE07:091:09 ET12:09 AM CT5:09 - Faried scored a career-high 32 on 14-of-20 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds for his 15th double-double of the season in Friday's win over the Lakers.
Analysis: Faried is averaging 17.5 points and 8.2 rebounds over his last 10 contests, up from 10.4 and 7.5 previously.
Feb. 21 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST9:09 UAE06:090:09 ET11:09 PM CT4:09 - Faried scored 26 on 11-of-15 shooting in Thursday's win at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Faried has scored 21-plus in three of his last eight games. He did so in just two of his previous 43 contests.
Feb. 18 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST8:42 UAE05:4223:42 ET10:42 PM CT3:42 - Faried had 21 points and 10 rebounds for Denver on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Faried totaled 14 points and nine rebounds in his previous two games so maybe he is breaking out.
Feb. 4 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE06:020:02 ET11:02 PM CT3:02 - Faried finished with a career-high 28 points and 11 rebounds while shooting 11 of 13 from the field in a 116-115 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.
Analysis: Faried had averaged just 8.6 points on 50.0 percent shooting over his previous eight games.
Jan. 8 10:51 PM PT11:51 PM MT12:51 AM CT1:51 AM ET6:51 GMT14:51 11:51 PM MST1:51 AM EST10:51 UAE07:511:51 ET12:51 AM CT4:51 - Faried scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Tuesday in a win over Boston.
Analysis: The new year has treated him well as he's averaging 16.5 points per game in four 2014 contests.
Dec. 23 4:47 PM PT5:47 PM MT6:47 PM CT7:47 PM ET0:47 GMT8:47 5:47 PM MST7:47 PM EST4:47 UAE (+1)01:4719:47 ET6:47 PM CT22:47 - Faried returned to action in Saturday's 120-99 loss to Memphis after missing two games with a sprained left ankle.
Analysis: The Denver Nuggets forward played 13 minutes, finishing with three points and two rebounds.
Nov. 24 10:20 PM PT11:20 PM MT12:20 AM CT1:20 AM ET6:20 GMT14:20 11:20 PM MST1:20 AM EST10:20 UAE07:201:20 ET12:20 AM CT4:20 - Faried had 18 points and 14 rebounds in Saturday's win over Dallas.
Analysis: It was his sixth double-double of the season.
Oct. 30 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST1:58 UAE (+1)22:5817:58 ET3:58 PM CT19:58 - The Denver Nuggets have exercised their fourth-year contract option on Faried and third-year option on point guard Evan Fournier.
Analysis: With his high energy style of play, Faried has been a fan favorite since he was taken with the No. 22 pick in 2011. He averaged career-highs in points (11.5) and rebounds (9.2) last season.

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