Kenneth Faried

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Kenneth

Faried

2017 - 18 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 16 55.4 0 71.1 6.6 5.2 0.7 0.5
CAREER STATS 25.2 54.5 10 65.5 11.6 8.3 1 0.8

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

228 lbs

/ 103.4kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021700370 DEN ORL kenneth faried buzzer beater 3q

Kenneth Faried gets the outlet and hits the trick scoop shot to end the third quarter.

0021700370 DEN ORL trey lyles kenneth faried alley oop 4q

Trey Lyles throws up the lob for the Kenneth Faried finish at the rim.

0021700370 DEN ORL kenneth faried and one 2q

Will Barton makes the nice assist to Kenneth Faried who connects on the turnaround heave.

0021700370 DEN ORL barton pass faried q1

Will Barton runs on the break and makes the sweet dish to a streaking Kenneth Faried for the dunk.

0021700360 DEN NOP RECAP

DeMarcus Cousins is unstoppable as he notches a double-double with 40 points and 22 rebounds in the Pelicans 123-114 win over the Nuggets.

0021700360 DEN NOP FARIED ALLEY Q2

Emmanuel Mudiay throws it up to Kenneth Faried at the goal for the dunk.

0021700360 DEN NOP FARIED STEAL Q1 WSC

Jamal Murray gets the steal from DeMarcus Cousins and dimes it to Kenneth Faried for the dunk.

0021700347 DEN DAL RECAP

Harrison Barnes gets a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Mavericks to a win over the Nuggets, 112-105.

0021700332 LAL DEN RECAP

Jamal Murray scores 28 points and Will Barton gets 13 of his 16 points in the final 7:44 as the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 115-100.

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0021700315 CHI DEN RECAP

Will Barton hits the game-winning layup with 3.2 seconds left to give the Nuggets a 111-110 victory over the Bulls.

0021700315 CHI DEN FARIED DUNK Q1

Jamal Murray finds Kenneth Faried cutting to the basket for a baseline dunk.

0021700301 DEN UTA RECAP

Derrick Favors leads the Jazz to a 106-77 win over the Nuggets with 24 points and nine rebounds.

0021700301 DEN UTA FARIED BUZZER Q2

Jamal Murray missed the three and Kenneth Faried is there for the putback off the glass to beat the halftime buzzer.

0021700274 MEM DEN RECAP

Nikola Jokic finishes with 28 points and 13 rebounds as he leads the Nuggets to a 104-92 victory over the Grizzlies.

0021700274 MEM DEN FARIED BLOCK Q4

Chandler Parsons drives to the rim but has his shot rejected by Kenneth Faried.

0021700251 den sac recap

Will Barton scores 25 points and six rebounds as the Nuggets defeat the Kings 114-98.

0021700226 NOP DEN FARIED ALLEY OOP DUNK Q2

Will Barton lobs it up to Kenneth Faried for the alley-oop dunk.

0021700198 DEN POR RECAP

Damian Lillard's 15 points and 7 assists propel the Blazers to an easy 99-82 victory over the Nuggets. Jamal Murray scored 18 points for Denver in the loss.

0021700198 DEN POR FARIED SLAM Q2 WSC

Will Barton slings a one-handed pass to Kenneth Faried who finishes with a slam in transition.


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+/-
Season2017 25GP 399MIN 67FGM 121FGA 55.4FG% 03PM 13PA 03P% 32FTM 45FTA 71.1FT% 56OREB 74DREB 130REB 17AST 20TOV 8STL 12BLK 42PF 3DD2 0TD3 166PTS -54+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2017DEN2573991666712155.4010324571.15674130178122042-54
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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