Kenneth Faried RUMORS & NEWS

  • 11d
    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Three #Nuggets to be rested tonight: Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari. They will NOT play vs Grizzlies

  • 52d
    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Both Kenneth Faried (illness) & Darrell Arthur (illness) are participants in #Nuggets shootaround & should play tonight vs. Philly

  • Nuggets' Kenneth Faried needs a full reboot on his game

    Denver Post "Kenneth Faried knew the question before it had been fully asked. His answer cut off the query before its conclusion. Kenneth, how do you feel about your seas ... "Awful," he said. Awful? "Awful." Faried knows the start of his season hasn't been up to standard — by his standard or..." December 02

  • Faried not 'well liked' in Organization "What was once a portrait of mid-market success has become one of the NBA's biggest lemons. In 2011, the Denver Nuggets showed the league how to extract maximum value when a superstar ransoms a franchise. Though stars have come and gone, the Nuggets maintained stability with a Hall of Fame head..." November 17

  • Faried admits to flop on Blake flagrant

    CSN Northwest "Steve Blake and Kenneth Faried provided some fireworks late in the fourth quarter of the Blazers 116-110 victory over the Nuggets. Faried set a pick on Blake, but added a little extra shove for good measure. Blake, all 6’3’, 172 pounds of him, took exception and delivered a hockey-style body..." November 10

  • Kenneth Faried on Josh Smith: ‘He shot them out of the game’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Detroit lost, 89-79. How did the Nuggets turn their fortunes? Kenneth Faried, via the Nuggets’ official website: Josh Smith, we let him keep shooting. And he ended up with 25, but he still kept shooting. He shot them out of the game. Right now, all of the Pistons’ future opponents..." October 30

  • Sources: Nuggets rework contract extension with Kenneth Faried

    Yahoo! Sports "The Denver Nuggets and forward Kenneth Faried have reworked a contract extension agreement, finalizing a four-year, $50 million-plus deal on Tuesday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The extension could be worth nearly $52 million with incentive clauses in the contract, sources said. For..." October 08

  • Kenneth Faried agrees to $60M extension with Nuggets

    Yahoo! Sports "Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has reached agreement on a five-year, $60 million contract extension, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Faried is part of the 2011 NBA draft class eligible for extensions until Oct. 31. The deal includes a partial guarantee in the fifth year that assures..." October 06

  • What is Kenneth Faried's working-class game worth?

    Sporting News "The FIBA World Cup has been a classic good news/bad news situation for the Denver Nuggets. On one hand, the guy who is emerging as their best player, Kenneth Faried, has also proven to be one of the best players on the Team USA roster, and in the tournament in general. In seven games, Faried..." September 12

  • Nuggets coach Brian Shaw proud of Kenneth Faried's work in Spain "Fan. Coach. Scout. Brian Shaw has been a combination all three while watching Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried rise to prominence with the U.S. Men’s National Team. While not surprised by Faried’s success at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, the second-year coach wants the Manimal’s momentum to..." September 05

  • 206d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Faried clearly wants to stay with Nuggets and is mounting quite a contract drive as negotiations continue on extension to keep him in Denver

  • Nuggets want to open contract negotiations with Kenneth Faried this summer

    Denver Post "The Nuggets plan to make Kenneth Faried a long-term fixture of their future by opening contract extension talks with the power forward and his agent, Thad Foucher, this summer. "We'll talk to his representation," Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly told the Post. " I think Kenneth is happy..." May 07

  • Nuggets’ Shaw: “I definitely want to have (Kenneth Faried) back.”

    Denver Post "If there was any doubt as to which side of the Kenneth Faried fence Nuggets coach Brian Shaw currently sits, there isn’t any more. He sits squarely on the Faried side. He does not want to see Faried traded at any time. Shaw wants his burgeoning star power forward back with the team next..." April 17

  • Retaining Kenneth Faried won't come cheap for Nuggets

    Denver Post "The finances of retaining Kenneth Faried, should the Nuggets want to, aren't nearly as daunting as they could be. Faried is headed toward the final year of his rookie-scale contract and will be a restricted free agent in the summer of 2015. Keeping Faried in the fold will cost the Nuggets, but..." April 06

  • Kenneth Faried's improvement puts ball in Nuggets' courtship

    Denver Post "In the midst of a tough season for the Nuggets, power forward Kenneth Faried is hitting his stride. In doing so, he's adding pressure to a franchise mulling his future with the team. "It's a tough season," Faried said. "But, yeah, I'm starting to become what I should have been earlier. That's..." March 12

  • 409d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing that Knicks are trying again to re-engage Denver and sell Nuggets on idea of trade built around Shumpert-for-Faried before deadline

  • Faried questionable for Nuggets game at New Orleans "After four days to rest his sprained left ankle, Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried returned to practice in hopes of playing against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Faried, who sprained his ankle less than four minutes into Denver’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, sat..." December 27

  • 459d
    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    #Nuggets F Kenneth Faried (ankle) is out tonite vs Golden St. Timofey Mozgov is starting at center. JJ Hickson at power forward.

  • 459d
    Aaron J. Lopez @Lopez_Nuggets

    #Nuggets F Kenneth Faried (ankle) didn't take part in shootaround today. Coach Brian Shaw says it's "doubtful" he will play vs. GSW.

  • 481d
    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    Kenneth Faried (quad) will be a game-time decision for the Nuggets. He's going to give it a go, Shaw says. If he can't, Mozgov will start

  • Brian Shaw in no hurry to alter Kenneth Faried's game

    Denver Post "Nuggets coach Brian Shaw may be looking for an expansion of Kenneth Faried's game, but he's not looking for it now or at any point this season. "I think that's something you do in the summertime," Shaw said. "You work on adding something that you didn't have to your game from the previous..." November 28

  • 499d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Denver has made it clear to Kenneth Faried's reps: There are no active talks involving him. Knicks offered Shumpert. Denver rejected idea.

  • 500d
    Frank Isola @FisolaNYDN

    J.R. Smith is starting & Iman Shumpert could be departing. I'm hearing Knicks-Nuggets continue to discuss an Iman for Kenneth Faried trade.

  • Knicks and Nuggets talks of Shumpert for Faried swap intensifying

    New York Daily News "Talks between the Knicks and Nuggets centered around a deal that would send Iman Shumpert to Denver for forward Kenneth Faried have intensified in recent days, the Daily News has learned. According to a league source, no deal is imminent, although the struggling Knicks feel they need to make a..." November 13

  • 508d
    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    #Nuggets coach Brian Shaw confirmed two starting lineup changes: Kenneth Faried starts at PF & Jordan Hamilton at SF.

  • Kenneth Faried may return to Nuggets' starting lineup

    Denver Post "After two games and seemingly a million lineups, player combinations and headaches that have accompanied it all, Nuggets coach Brian Shaw is considering, well, another lineup change. This one deals with the starters, and mostly boils down to the power forward spot, where he's pondering whether..." November 03

  • Denver Nuggets Exercise Options On Faried, Fournier "The Nuggets have exercised the fourth-year contract option on forward Kenneth Faried and the third-year option on guard Evan Fournier for 2014-15, general manager/executive vice president of basketball operations Tim Connelly announced today. Faried, the 22nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft,..." October 30

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  • 516d
    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Kenneth Faried (hamstring) said he feels "fine" and expects to be ready for Sacramento. #Nuggets

  • 519d
    Denver Nuggets @denvernuggets

    #Nuggets F @KennethFaried35 scheduled to return to practice Sunday. He's missed two games with strained right hamstring.

  • 527d
    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    #Nuggets F Kenneth Faried suffered a right hamstring strain in practice today. He'll be evaluated again tomorrow & is officially day-to-day

  • NBA salutes Nuggets' Kenneth Faried for his work in the community

    Denver Post "The same week NBA free agent Jason Collins announced he is gay, Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried received an NBA award for his work in the community, notably for prompting gay acceptance. Faried, raised by two mothers, won the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award on Wednesday for his work in the..." May 02

  • Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried tries to battle back from hurt ankle

    Denver Post "Kenneth Faried knows how much fun the NBA playoffs are supposed to be. He experienced that joy as a rookie last year, playing against the Los Angeles Lakers. But now his left ankle is siphoning the joy from his game. Faried hasn't returned to full health since suffering a sprained ankle April 14..." April 29

  • 700d
    Denver Nuggets @denvernuggets

    #Nuggets coach George Karl says he's leaning toward starting Faried & Chandler together tonight along with Lawson, Fournier & Iguodala.

  • Nuggets' Kenneth Faried may be ready to start Game 3

    Denver Post "Kenneth Faried doesn't want to let his hair down. It was a peculiar sight Tuesday for those familiar with the Nuggets — Faried with his hair down during a game. That's how he wore it on the bench in Game 2 of the Golden State playoff series before being called to check in. Then he put his..." April 25

  • Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has no doubt he'll play in Game 2

    Denver Post "There will be six Warriors on the court in Game 2. Kenneth Faried is a Denver Nugget but also a Denver Warrior, a ravenous rebounder who changes games by dieting on Spaldings. The power forward missed Denver's Game 1 win because of an ankle injury, but is playing Tuesday. "There's no 'Will he?'..." April 23

  • Faried in, Lee out for Warriors-Nuggets

    San Francisco Chronicle "The highly anticipated matchup between the All-Star and the All-Star snub will not happen in this best-of-seven series. Denver power forward Kenneth Faried on Sunday promised that he will return from a sprained left ankle for Tuesday's Game 2. The Warriors announced that their power forward,..." April 22

  • 704d
    Henry Wofford @HenryWoffordCSN

    Coach Karl said Kenneth Faried could play tomorrow, but most likely he will not start. He not sure how many minutes Manimal is ready to play

  • 705d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Denver power forward Kenneth Faired said he'll definitely play in Game 2. "You can't keep me down."

  • 706d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Denver coach George Karl said Kenneth Faired will be in uniform. "That's all I'm going to say right now."

  • Nuggets' Faried in doubt for Game 1

    San Francisco Chronicle "Nuggets coach George Karl said Kenneth Faried won't start in Saturday's Game 1 against the Warriors, and it sounds as though a sprained left ankle might keep the power forward out of the game, altogether. "Hopefully, I can bounce back, but I don't know about" Saturday, Faried said after Friday's..." April 20

  • Kenneth Faried injury update: Nuggets forward will miss two games with sprained ankle

    Sporting News "Kenneth Faried sprained his ankle early in Sunday's game against Portland and the news released Monday was encouraging. X-rays were negative and the Nuggets announced Monday that Faried will miss the team's final two regular-season games at Milwaukee tonight and at home Wednesday against..." April 16

  • Denver Nuggets F Kenneth Faried sprains left ankle "The Manimal is down but not out. Within two hours of spraining his left ankle Sunday, Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried vowed to be ready when the playoffs start within the next week. “I know I will be out there,” he said. “I don’t care what’s going on. If I can walk, I can..." April 15

  • 712d
    Joe Freeman @

    Good news for Nuggets & Kenneth Faried. Team says X-rays were negative & he has left ankle sprain. He won't return vs #Blazers, is day 2 day

  • Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried improves while opponents take notes

    Denver Post "Kenneth Faried could see — and feel — the change from the start. Extra players devoted to boxing him out. A rise in physical play. Opponents sometimes taking the desperate step of face-guarding him just so he couldn't get a rebound. It has been that kind of season for Faried, the Nuggets'..." April 10

  • Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried honored by NBA for promoting gay rights

    Denver Post "Every month, the league gives out the Kia Community Assist Award, and Faried earned the award for his work in February for his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work. In other words, the league is commending Kenneth for being vocal about gay rights and awareness in sports. Faried was raised..." March 14

  • Nuggets' Kenneth Faried has a blast starting at NBA All-Star Weekend

    Denver Post "The best part of the NBA's All-Star Weekend for Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried wasn't so much the chance to put himself in the spotlight, but, for a few days, to feel a bit like a kid again. The players he idolized growing up were everywhere. "Meeting Shaq (Shaquille O'Neal) for once in my..." February 19

  • Nuggets' Kenneth Faried unable to win slam-dunk contest

    Denver Post "Kenneth Faried tried to pull of a double-double Saturday night, but the Nuggets' second-year forward wasn't able to win the slam-dunk contest during All-Star Weekend. Coming off an MVP showing Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge game, Faried used the backboard on both of his first-round..." February 17

  • Manimal MVP of Rising Stars Challenge

    Houston Chronicle "Everyone ran fast, jumped high, did whatever they wanted without a concern that anyone on another team — assuming they could even remember which team was Team Chuck and which was Team Shaq— would think to interfere. The Rising Stars Challenge at Toyota Center on Friday night was not so much of..." February 16

  • Kenneth Faried the MVP of Rising Stars Challenge game

    Denver Post "Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried scored 40 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and entertained the crowd with a series of dunks, leading Team Chuck to a 163-135 victory over Team Shaq in the Rising Stars Challenge game Friday night. Faried, a second-year pro drafted out of Morehead State, made 18-of-22..." February 16

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