DENVER, Nov. 12, 2012 – Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday Nov. 5 through Sunday Nov. 11, the NBA announced today.

Faried was a catalyst for the Nuggets during their four-game winning streak, averaging 16.8 points and 12.8 rebounds while shooting .563 (27-of 48) from the field. He also recorded three double-doubles during that stretch.