Kenneth Faried F  #35

Current Team: Denver Nuggets

Born: Nov 19, 1989 (25 years old)

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-8 (203cm)     Weight: 228 (103kg)

Current Agent: Thaddeus Foucher, Lee Melchionni

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Denver Nuggets)

Free Agent: UFA-2019

Draft Entry: 2011 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2010 Early Entrant (Withdrew)

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 22, Denver Nuggets

Pre-Draft Team: Morehead State (Sr)

High School: Technology High School [Newark, New Jersey (United States)]

Kenneth Faried News

Faried: Meeting With Shaw Has Helped 110 Percent
Kenneth Faried's talk with Brian Shaw last week has helped him regain his form.

Nicki Jhabvala/Denver Post

Josh Smith: Kenneth Faried Is 'A Clown'
Josh Smith was responding to a quote from Kenneth Faried in which he said that Josh Smith "shot them out of the game."

Vincent Goodwill/Detroit News

Kenneth Faried, Nuggets Agree Upon Reworked Four-Year, $50M Extension
The Nuggets and Kenneth Faried pared down an original five-year, $60 million pact.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kenneth Faried Agrees To Five-Year, $60M Extension With Nuggets
The deal includes a partial guarantee in the fifth year that assures Kenneth Faried he will make no less than $52 million over the life of the contract.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kenneth Faried Noticing Increased Respect From Team USA Play
Kenneth Faried said he is not concerned about his contractual status but will focus on it once he is finished with Team USA.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Team USA Cuts Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Gordon Hayward, Kyle Korver For World Cup Roster
Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward were left off the World Cup roster.

RealGM Staff Report

Nuggets To Meet Kenneth Faried's Reps, Hope To Sign Extension
The Nuggets will meet with the representatives of Kenneth Faried next week.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Nuggets Offering Faried, Chandler As Part Of Package For Kevin Love
The Nuggets are building a package around several veterans for Kevin Love.

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

Nuggets Plan To Discuss Contract Extension With Kenneth Faried
The Nuggets plan to discuss a contract extension with Kenneth Faried in the offseason.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Brian Shaw Expects Nuggets To Keep Kenneth Faried
Brian Shaw expects Kenneth Faried to remain with the Nuggets next season.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Nuggets Discussed Faried In Trades For '14 First Or Quality Wing Player On Rookie Deal
The Nuggets reportedly fear that Kenneth Faried will demand an eight-figure salary in free agency.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Knicks Trying To Pick Up Shumpert For Faried Trade Talks With Nuggets
The Knicks were actively looking to trade Iman Shumpert earlier in the season with Kenneth Faried as a potential target.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Sources: Kenneth Faried Still Available For Right Price
Kenneth Faried is averaging 10.5 points and 7.6 rebounds this season.

Zach Lowe/Grantland.com

Team USA Announces 28-Man Initial Roster
Team USA announced their 28-man initial roster for 2014-2016.

RealGM Staff Report

Knicks, Nuggets Intensifying Negotiations On Shumpert-Faried Trade
No deal is imminent, but the Knicks believe they need to make a move to bolster their frontcourt.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Nuggets Exercise 14-15 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.

RealGM Staff Report

Nuggets Likely To Start Hickson As Faried Returns From Hamstring Strain
Kenneth Faried is returning from a hamstring strain and is coming off a season in which he started all 80 regular season games in which he played.

RealGM Staff Report

Sources: Nuggets Gauging Trade Value Of Kenneth Faried
The Nuggets have demanded a very good return for Kenneth Faried.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Faried Wins Citizenship Award
The award goes to a player, coach or trainer who shows ďoutstanding service and dedication to the community.Ē

RealGM Staff Report

Faried Kicks Hole In Locker Room Wall Following Nuggets' Loss
Kenneth Faried has an injured left foot and he's not sure which one he used to use kick a hole in the wall.

Benjamin Hochman/Denver Post

Karl Irked By World Peace's Scarring Hit On Faried
Metta World Peace popped Kenneth Faried so hard that he left Faried with a scar.

Ben Bolch/Los Angeles Times

World Peace's Hit On Faried Doesn't Warrant Action From NBA
As of Wednesday, the NBA also had not taken any action against Metta World Peace clubbing Kenneth Faried.

Benjamin Hochman/Denver Post

Faried Becomes First NBA Player To Join Group Fighting Homophobia In Sports
Kenneth Faried was raised by a lesbian couple in New Jersey.

John Branch/New York Times

Faried, LeBron Named Players Of The Week
Kenneth Faried averaged 16.8 points and 12.8 rebounds while shooting .563 (27-of 48) from the field during the Nuggets' four games of the week.

RealGM Staff Report

Irving, Rubio Headline 2012 All-Rookie First Team
Kyrie Irving, Ricky Rubio, Kenneth Faried, Klay Thompson, Iman Shumpert, Kawhi Leonard and Brandon Knight have been voted to the 2011-12 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

NBA.com

Kyrie Irving Receives 117 Out Of 120 First Place ROY Votes
Behind Kyrie Irving was Ricky Rubio, Kenneth Faried, Kawhi Leonard and Iman Shumpert.

RealGM Staff Report

Faried Hopes To Become An All-Star
Kenneth Faried, who led Morehead State to an upset of Louisville in the 2011 NCAA Tournament in Denver, has fans of the area excited that he will be the newest member of the Nuggets.

Denver Post

Knicks Scouts Intrigued By Faried
Morehead Stateís Kenneth Faried led the nation in rebounding this past season.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Lack Of Midrange Game Could Affect Fariedís Draft Stock
The midrange game stands out as a glaring weakness in Kenneth Fariedís offensive repertoire.

Matt Kamalsky/DraftExpress.com

Faried Brings Improved Strength And Size To Same Motor He Had At 17
Kenneth Faried is a once-in-a-lifetime recruit for Morehead State.

John Brance/New York Times

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