Kenneth Faried

#35F

Kenneth

Faried

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 21.2 54.8 0 69.3 9.6 7.6 0.9 0.7
CAREER STATS 25.8 54.4 10.5 65.3 11.9 8.5 1.1 0.9

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

228 lbs

/ 103.4kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021601184 nop den faried oop 1q

Off the missed free throw, Danilo Gallinari connects with Kenneth Faried for the alley-oop.

0021601149 den mia RECAP

Danilo Gallinari scores 29 points and Nikola Jokic adds 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Nuggets beat the Heat 116-113.

0021601149 den mia PLAY7

Emmanuel Mudiay threads a pass to Kenneth Faried for the two-handed dunk.

0021601127 den cha recap

Kemba Walker scores 31 points and helps keep the Charlotte Hornets playoff hopes alive with a 122-114 victory over the Denver Nuggets.

0021601127 VO DEN FARIED DUNK Q3

Jameer Nelson passes to Kenneth Faried who splits through two defenders for the dunk.

0021601109 den por recap

A double-double from Jusuf Nurkic and 39 points from CJ McCollum lift the Trail Blazers past the Nuggets, 122-113.

0021601109 den por faried dunk 2q

Kenneth Faried drives down the lane and misses the layup but follows up his own miss with the slam dunk.

20170327 dunks of the week nba

Here are the top 10 dunks of the week.

0021601075 den ind recap

Nikola Jokic records a double-double with 30 points and 17 boards, along with five assists as the Nuggets top the Pacers on the road.

0021601064 VO DEN FERIED DUNK Q4

Gary Harris passes to Kenneth Faried for the one-handed slam.

0021601064 VO DEN FAREID DUNK Q1

Gary Harris passes to Kenneth Faried for the one-handed slam.

0021601034 hou den recap

James Harden records his seventh 40-point triple-double of the season with 40 points, 10 boards and 10 assists as the Rockets top the Nuggets, 109-105.

0021601034 hou den faried dunk 1st

Kenneth Faried gets the entry pass from Jameer Nelson and slams it down with two hands.

0021601018 lac den faried and one 3q

Kenneth Faried cuts across the baseline and gets the scooping layup to go, plus the foul.

0021601018 lac den plumlee oop 2q

Mason Plumlee throws down the alley-oop lob from Kenneth Faried.

0021600984 den sac recap

Nikola Jokic records a double-double as the Nuggets beat the Kings, 105-92.

0021600923 cha den recap

Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum combine for 48 points and 12 assists as Charlotte tops the Nuggets, 112-102.

0021600891 DEN CHI recap

Nikola Jokic leads a balanced attack notching his third triple-double of the season with 19 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Nuggets over Chicago, 125-107.

0021600864 bkn den Faried dunk 2q

The nuggets have good ball movement and Kenneth Faried is left under the basket alone and finishes with the two-handed jam.

0021600855 DEN SAC recap

Willie Cauley-Stein scores 29 points as the Kings roll past the Nuggets, 116-100.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 80 games (77 starts) for the Denver Nuggets in his third NBA season, averaged 13.7 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.9 blocks in 27.2 minutes... Tallied 24 points to go along with a career-high 21 rebounds vs. UTA on 4/12 … Registered 18 points and had 17 rebounds as well as the game winning shot with 0.5 seconds remaining at GSW on 4/10 … Posted 34 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in 27 minutes, becoming the first player in NBA history to record those numbers while playing 27 minutes or less on 4/2 vs. NOP … Recorded 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds at SAS on 3/26 … Had 18 points to go along with a season-high 16 rebounds vs. LAC on 3/17 … Recorded 24 points on 9-15 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds at MIA on 3/14 … Posted 22 points 9-12 FG’s and 14 rebounds at NOP on 3/9 … Registered a career-high 32 points on 14-20 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds vs. LAL on 3/7 … Recorded 26 points (11-15 FG’s) and grabbed six boards at MIL on 2/20 … Posted 21 points and 10 rebounds in 35 minutes vs. PHX on 2/18 … Recorded a career-high 28 points (11-13 FG’s) to go along with 11 rebounds vs. LAC on 2/3 … Had 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds vs. BOS on 1/7 … Recorded 17 points (7-13 FG’s) and 13 rebounds at LAL on 1/5 … Posted 12 points and six boards vs. PHI on 1/1 … Had 13 points and seven rebounds vs. OKC on 12/17 … Recorded 12 points and nine rebounds vs. NOP on 12/15 … Posted 15 points and seven boards at BKN on 12/3 … Had 12 points and 12 rebounds at TOR on 12/1 … Recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds at DAL on 11/25 … Tallied 18 points and 14 rebounds vs. DAL on 11/23 … Posted 12 points and 11 rebounds vs. CHI on 11/21 … Had 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds vs. LAL on 11/13 … Registered 15 points and 13 rebounds at UTA on 11/11 … Recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds vs. POR on 11/1.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Appeared in 80 games (all starts), averaging 11.5 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.01 steals and 1.04 blocks in 28.1 minutes . . . Collected 12 points, 19 rebounds and four blocks in 38 minutes vs. DAL on 4/4 . . . Recorded 19 points (8-10 FG), eight boards and two blocks in 26 minutes at UTA on 4/3 . . . Had 13 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks in 34 minutes at OKC on 3/19 . . . Registered 19 points and 12 rebounds in 21 minutes at SAC on 3/5 . . . Grabbed 16 rebounds in 35 minutes vs. BOS on 2/19 . . . Collected 21 points (9-10 FG) and 12 rebounds in 26 minutes vs. CHI on 2/7 . . . Had 21 points (9-12 FG) and 11 boards in 31 minutes vs. POR on 1/15 . . . Tallied 17 points (6-7 FG) and 11 rebounds in 33 minutes vs. CLE on 1/11 . . . Registered 19 points, 19 rebounds, two blocks and two steals in 36 minutes vs. ORL on 1/9 . . . Totaled 11 points, 19 boards and a career-high four steals in 33 minutes at DAL on 12/26 . . . Posted 21 points and 15 rebounds in 39 minutes vs. LAL on 12/26 . . . Had 19 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes vs. SAS on 12/18 . . . Collected a season-high 26 points, 14 rebounds and career-high three steals in 38 minutes at MIN on 12/12 . . . Registered 18 points and 10 rebounds in 32 minutes vs. TOR on 12/3 . . . Scored 21 points to go with nine boards in 36 minutes at UTA on 11/26 . . . Had 14 points, 12 boards and two blocks in 27 minutes vs. NOH on 11/25 . . . Posted 16 points and a career-high 20 rebounds (career-high 11 offensive) in 36 minutes vs. MIA on 11/15 . . . Tallied 18 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks in 48 minutes at GSW on 11/10 . . . Had 18 points and 10 rebounds in 28 minutes vs. UTA on 11/9 . . . Collected 16 points and 16 boards (career-high nine offensive) at HOU on 11/7 . . . Tallied 22 points (11-15 FG) and 12 boards in 36 minutes at MIA on 11/3 . . . Missed two games with left ankle sprain.

2011-12: Appeared in 46 games (39 starts) in his rookie year recording 10.2 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in 22.5 minutes . . . Recorded an impressive 12 double-doubles . . . Posted career highs of 27 points and 17 rebounds vs. GSW on 4/9, becoming the first player in the shot-clock era to have at least 27 points and 17 rebounds while playing less than 25 minutes . . . Posted 13 points and 10 boards at OKC on 4/25 . . . Had 11 points and 10 boards in 30 minutes vs. ORL on 4/22 . . . Registered 18 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks in 27 minutes at PHX on 4/21 . . . Totaled 10 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes vs. HOU on 4/15 . . . Posted 16 points and 12 boards in 36 minutes vs. MIN on 4/11 . . . Scored 20 points to go with 12 boards and two blocks in 34 minutes vs. SAC on 3/5 . . . Collected 16 points, 11 boards and two blocks in 30 minutes at HOU on 3/2 . . . Posted 13 points (6-6 FG) and 10 rebounds in 17 minutes vs. POR on 2/29 . . . Posted 10 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks in 36 minutes vs. MIN on 2/20 . . . Had 18 points and 10 rebounds in 25 minutes at MEM on 2/17 . . . Made first career start and posted six points, eight rebounds and one block in 18 minutes vs. HOU on 2/6 . . . Was listed as DNP-CD a total of 20 times, all before 2/8 vs. DAL including a stretch of 10 straight from 1/6 at NOH to 1/21 at NYN.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Denver Nuggets out of Morehead State with the 22nd overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft.

COLLEGE:
Became the NCAA modern-era (post-1973) career rebounding leader, surpassing Tim Duncan's 1,570 to finish his career with 1,673 boards . . . Finished career with 86 double-doubles, placing him just one behind Tim Duncan (87) for most in NCAA Division 1 history . . . Two-time Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and three-time OVC Defensive Player of the Year . . . Finished with league-record 15 career OVC Player of the Week honors . . . Selected Third-Team AP All-American and NABC Under Armour Defensive Player of the Year as a senior … Senior (2010-11): Averaged 17.3 points, a Division 1-leading 14.5 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and 1.9 steals in 34.7 minutes . . . Recorded a nation-best 29 double-doubles in 35 contests . . . Had his No. 35 jersey retired by NSU on senior day . . . Posted 12 points and 17 rebounds in a first-round upset over fourth-seeded Louisville Cardinals at the Pepsi Center in the NCAA Tournament . . . Scored 20+ points 16 times, recorded 10+ rebounds in 31 games (20+ six times) and registered three 20-point/20-rebound games . . . Junior (2009-10): Averaged 16.9 points and 13.0 rebounds en route to Honorable Mention AP All-American honors . . . Was OVC Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and a First-Team All-Conference selection . . . Scored 20+ points on 10 occasions . . . Grabbed 10+ boards 27 times . . . Registered 24 double-doubles . . . Sophomore (2008-09): Averaged 13.9 points, 13.0 rebounds, 1.9 blocks for the season . . . Freshman (2007-08): Started 20-of-30 games averaging 10.5 points and 8.0 rebounds . . . Named to the OVC All-Newcomer Team . . . Ranked first in OVC in offensive rebounds, third in total rebounding, and eighth in field goal percentage.

PERSONAL:
Has a daughter named Kyra . . . Nicknamed "The Manimal" . . . Won the Kia Community Assist Award for February in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community and his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work . . . Is a member of Athlete Ally, an organization that works to encourage the acceptance of others and end homophobia in sports . . . Attended the launch of One Colorado to celebrate the passing on Senate Bill 11, the Colorado Civil Union Act . . . A Business Administration major in Computer Information Systems.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 61GP 1295MIN 228FGM 416FGA 54.8FG% 03PM 63PA 03P% 131FTM 189FTA 69.3FT% 183OREB 279DREB 462REB 55AST 59TOV 43STL 40BLK 124PF 11DD2 0TD3 587PTS -59+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016DEN6134129558722841654.806013118969.318327946255434059124-59
2015DEN6764169483534962655.8125013622261.323534658179326091169-109
2014DEN7571208594637373650.71812.519928869.1242426668896257118211-40
2013DEN80772178109644782054.503020231165238446684967069135193-157
2012DEN8080224792338068955.200016326661.3260474734778183113234219
2011DEN4639103747118130958.600010916466.5142210352363447541164

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