DENVER, Feb. 7, 2013 – Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has been selected to take part in the Sprite Slam Dunk competition during State Farm All-Star Saturday Night in Houston on Feb. 16.

Faried, 23, joins defending champion Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz and Eric Bledsoe of the Los Angeles Clippers on the Western Conference team. They will compete against Eastern Conference representatives Gerald Green of the Indiana Pacers, Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors and James White of the New York Knicks.

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