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Jersey
35
Name  Kenneth Faried
Born  11/19/1989
Height  6-8
Weight  228
College  Morehead State
11/26/2014 9:21:00 AM
Description: Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried turned in a solid fantasy performance on Tuesday.
Insight: Faried scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds, which are above his 11.6 ppg and 7.1 rpg averages, but fantasy owners were hoping for a little bit more from the power forward. Faried averaged 13.7 ppg and 8.6 rpg last season.
 
11/22/2014 9:18:00 AM
Description: Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Denver defeated New Orleans, 117-97.
Insight: The eight rebounds is per much right on par with his average of 7.5 boards per game, but the 19 points tied a season-high. Faried also made his first 3-pointer of the season.
 
11/16/2014 5:14:00 PM
Description: Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried was a rebound shy of a double-double versus the Knicks on Sunday.
Insight: Faried scored 16 points and had nine rebounds. He shot 7-for-9 from the field. It is the best game Faried has had in a week or two.
 
10/21/2014 5:06:00 PM
Description: Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried could be line for a breakout season.
Insight: After averaging 13.7 points per game, 8.6 rebounds per game, 0.9 blocks per game, 0.9 steals per game, and shooting 55 percent from the field last season, Faried will have every opportunity to improve on those numbers in 2014-15. He clearly looked like an improved player when he suited up for the United States National team this past summer, and fantasy owners are hoping that play carries over to this season.
 
10/9/2014 6:49:00 PM
Description: Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried did not practice on Thursday according to the Denver Post.
Insight: The Nuggets indicated Faried is suffering from an ankle injury. Coach Brian Shaw said he could also miss Denver's preseason game on Friday.
 
4/13/2014 9:37:00 AM
Description: Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried went off for 24 points, 21 rebounds and five assists Saturday in a win over Utah.
Insight: It's Faried's second career 20-point, 20-rebound performance. The Manimal has given fantasy owners 19.9 ppg in 23 games since March 1st. That's well above his career average (12.0 ppg in 204 NBA appearances).
 
3/28/2014 8:59:00 PM
Description: Denver forward Kenneth Faried (illness) will start Friday against the Spurs, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: Faried received an IV earlier and will play through his illness. He has averaged 31.6 minutes, 19.4 points, 9.7 boards, 1.4 steals and 0.9 blocks in March.
 
3/28/2014 7:24:00 PM
Description: Denver forward Kenneth Faried (illness) will get an IV and try to play Friday against the Spurs, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: Faried has averaged 31.6 minutes, 19.4 points, 9.7 boards, 1.4 steals and 0.9 blocks in March.
 
Hot3/14/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Denver forward Kenneth Faried had another big game Friday at Miami -- 24 points, 10 rebounds, three steals in 30 minutes.
Insight: Faried has averaged 33.2 mpg, 21.5 ppg, 10.1 rpg and 1.1 spg in March.
 
Hot3/12/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Denver forward Kenneth Faried's production has really taken off lately. He has averaged 21.1 ppg and 10.1 rpg in March.
Insight: Faried had 26 points, nine boards and one block in 32 minutes Wednesday at Orlando. The power forward has averaged 32 mpg in his last 13 games after getting just 24.7 mpg in his first 49.
 
Hot3/9/2014 10:05:00 PM
Description: Denver forward Kenneth Faried contributed 22 points and 14 rebounds Sunday against New Orleans.
Insight: Faried has been on a mission this month. In five March games, the 24-year-old has averaged 21.4 ppg on 64.6 percent shooting. He's posted 10.6 rpg during that same stretch. Faried should be starting in all leagues until further notice.
 
3/3/2014 5:14:00 PM
Description: Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried (knee) will play Monday against the Timberwolves, according to Aaron J. Lopez of nuggets.com.
Insight: Faried banged his knee during Saturday's game but didn't have to leave. The power forward has seen 30 minutes per game over his last seven games and averaged 15.1 points and 7.6 rebounds in that span.
 
2/20/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Kenneth Faried dominated the Bucks for 26 points Thursday in a Denver victory.
Insight: Faried shot 11-of-15 from the field to go with six rebounds and two assists. The win snaps Denver's five-game losing streak. Faried's 15.3 ppg average in February is his highest for any month this season.
 
2/19/2014 9:20:00 AM
Description: Denver power forward Kenneth Faried had his second double-double of the month with 21 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday against the Suns. He also had three steals in 35 minutes of action.
Insight: Nuggets first-year coach Brian Shaw has played Faried (10.7 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 1.0 bpg, 0.8 spg) just 24.9 minutes per game this season, down from the 28.1 George Karl gave him last season. However, he has seen an increase to 29.5 mpg over the last 11 contests.
 
1/19/2014 7:34:00 PM
Description: Denver power forward Kenneth Faried (illness) is starting Sunday at Phoenix.
Insight: Faried's illness limited him to 21:40 Friday against Cleveland. The power forward is only averaging 24 minutes per game this season despite starting 34 of his 37 games.
 
1/18/2014 11:59:00 AM
Description: Denver power forward Kenneth Faried had his minutes limited by coach Brian Shaw due to illness.
Insight: Shaw noted he was "coming down with something" so kept his minutes down to 21. He managed eight points and six rebounds, and could be questionable for Sunday's tilt against Phoenix. Fantasy owners will need to check back for an update.
 
12/30/2013 8:09:00 PM
Description: Denver forward Kenneth Faried has returned to the starting lineup for Monday's game against Miami. SOURCE: Ethan Skolnick, Bleacher Report
Insight: Faried missed a couple games with a sprained ankle before coming off the bench on Saturday. He hasn't played more than 25 minutes since December 17th's game against Oklahoma City.
 
12/28/2013 10:32:00 PM
Description: Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (ankle) only played 13 minutes and had three points and two boards Saturday against the Grizzlies.
Insight: Faried sprained his ankle last Saturday against the Clippers and didn't play on Monday or Friday. New Nuggets coach Brian Shaw has played Faried just 23 minutes per game this season, sapping his fantasy value.
 
12/28/2013 7:03:00 PM
Description: Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (ankle) will play Saturday, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: Faried sprained his ankle last Saturday against the Clippers and didn't play on Monday or Friday. He's averaging just 23.5 minutes, 9.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 0.8 blocks and 0.7 steals per game this season.
 
12/27/2013 2:10:00 PM
Description: Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (ankle) will not play Friday but hasn't been ruled out for Saturday, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: Faried sprained his ankle last Saturday against the Clippers and didn't play on Monday. He's averaging just 23.5 minutes, 9.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 0.8 blocks and 0.7 steals per game this season.