Found October 29, 2013 on RealGM:
The Denver Nuggets are leaning toward starting J.J. Hickson at power forward in Wednesday's opener. 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. Sources told ESPN's Zach Lowe last week that the Nuggets are gauging the trade value of Faried.
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