Kenneth Faried has 24 points, 21 boards as Nuggets rally to defeat Jazz

Saturday night's highlight happened about midway through the second quarter of the Nuggets' next-to-last home game, against the Utah Jazz. That was about the time the Atlanta Hawks were putting the finishing touches on an upset victory over Miami, thereby clinching the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. That eliminated the New York Knicks, officially giving the...
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Faried helps Nuggets rally past Jazz 101-94

DENVER (AP) Kenneth Faried scored 24 points and pulled down 21 rebounds Saturday night in the short-handed Denver Nuggets' 101-94 come-from-behind win over the Utah Jazz.
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Mozgov's monstrous game leads Nuggets to improbable comeback victory over Warriors

Does it get any sweeter than that? I mean seriously, that's about as good as it gets this season. In what can only be described as a massive upset, the Denver Nuggets stunned the Golden State Warriors 100-99 on Kenneth Faried's game-winning jump hook with 00.5 seconds left. The Manimal's first career game-winner (I think) came after Stephen Curry scored four straight...
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No Playoff Celebration Tonight: Warriors Drop Another Close One To The Nuggets

This should have been a celebration for the Golden State Warriors, but a last second turnaround jump shot from Kenneth Faried sunk the Warriors 100-99 at Oracle on Thursday night. The Denver Nuggets came out to play against the Warriors, as they did not want to witness a playoff-clinching celebration.  The Nuggets fought all the way back on the efforts of Timofey Mozgov and Faried...
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Faried's shot lifts Nuggets over Warriors 100-99

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Kenneth Faried made a turnaround hook shot over Draymond Green with a half-second remaining, and the Denver Nuggets made Golden State wait at least one more game to secure a playoff berth with a stunning 100-99 win over the Warriors on Thursday night.
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Faried's hook shot lifts Nuggets over Golden State

Kenneth Faried made a turnaround hook shot over Draymond Green with a half-second remaining, and the Denver Nuggets made Golden State wait at least one more game to secure a playoff berth with a stunning 100-99 win over the Warriors on Thursday night.
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Nuggets defeat Houston to secure winning record at home

Late in the season, the Nuggets have taken this learning and improving and not checking out thing to heart. Their 123-116 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday at the Pepsi Center was the latest example. "We got casual in the end," Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said. "But we got off to such a good start that we were able to build up a big enough cushion to hold them...
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Nuggets Discussed Faried In Trades For '14 First Or Quality Wing Player On Rookie Deal

The Denver Nuggets targeted a handful of teams to inquire their interest in aquiring Kenneth Faried for a 2014 first round pick or a quality wing player on a rookie contract, according to sources. The Nuggets reportedly has been willing to trade Faried in part because they fear that he will demand an eight-figure salary in free agency. Faried said he would like to remain with the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Resigning Kenneth Faried could cost the Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is headed toward the final year of his rookie contract. He will be a restricted free agent in the summer of 2015, and he could command top dollar for his services.Image By Howcheng via Wikimedia CommonsPrior to the trade deadline, his name surfaced frequently in trade rumors, and the Nuggets almost shipped him off to the New York Knicks for...
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Retaining Kenneth Faried won't come cheap for Nuggets

The finances of retaining Kenneth Faried, should the Nuggets want to, aren't nearly as daunting as they could be. Faried is headed toward the final year of his rookie-scale contract and will be a restricted free agent in the summer of 2015. Keeping Faried in the fold will cost the Nuggets, but figuring out where he falls might be tougher. Some of the best players in the NBA...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Faried leads Nuggets' 137-107 rout of Pelicans

DENVER (AP) Kenneth Faried scored a career-high 34 points and added 13 rebounds to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 137-107 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
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Nuggets hold tough to top Wizards in Andre Miller's return to Denver

They're down to 12. Yes, an even — if not dirty — dozen games remain in what at least at first will go down as a disappointing 2013-14 season for the Nuggets. Their 105-102 victory over the Washington Wizards at the Pepsi Center on Sunday gave the Nuggets a 32-38 record and added a sliver of hope to the goal of getting back to the .500 mark before the clock hits all zeros...
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Bradley Beal denies Kenneth Faried with chasedown block

As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love chasedown blocks and during today’s Wizards/Nuggets affair, Bradley Beal got a chance to show of his chasedown artistry. In the third quarter of play, it appeared that Denver’s Kenneth Faried had an easy shot but was denied after Bradley jumped out of nowhere to deny him: *** Beal image courtesy of Getty Images
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Bradley Beal Comes Up With Chasedown Block On Kenneth Faried (Video)

Bradley Beal came up with a monster chasedown block on Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried during Sunday’s 105-102 loss to Denver. The post Bradley Beal Comes Up With Chasedown Block On Kenneth Faried (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Faried helps Nuggets to 105-102 win

DENVER (AP) Kenneth Faried had 20 points and Aaron Brooks hit four straight free throws in the final 12 seconds, helping the injury-riddled Denver Nuggets hold off the Washington Wizards 105-102 on Sunday night.
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Nuggets’ Hickson out for season

The Denver Nuggets have lost forward JJ Hickson for the remainder of the season due to a torn right anterior cruciate ligament, according to Alex Kennedy. Hickson hurt his knee early in the fourth quarter on Friday against the Mavericks.    He was originally diagnosed with a sprained knee, but after further evaluation has been announced that he has a torn ligament. Denver Nuggets...
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Andre Miller: Nuggets made me out to be the ‘bad guy’

Washington Wizards guard Andre Miller returns to Denver for the first time since he was traded away from the Nuggets. He’s is still bothered with how everything went down. “I was made out to be the bad guy, the villain because I was the one complaining about minutes,” Miller told Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports. “That wasn’t the issue at all.” Miller wasn’t happy with coach...
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Nuggets snap short-handed Clippers 11 game win streak

The Los Angeles Clippers had three games in the last four nights, and were missing four vital wing players. With Jared Dudley, Darren Collison, JJ Reddick, and Jamal Crawford all sidelined with injuries the Clippers played only nine players last night(including a Hollins 1 minute contribution). The Denver Nuggets took advantage of the sluggish Clippers and earned a 110-100 win on...
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Nuggets defeat Clippers behind balanced effort led by Kenneth Faried

In the last four days the Nuggets have taken down the Miami Heat and then on Monday, the NBA's hottest team, the L.A. Clippers. The next logical question the players wondered after their 110-100 win at the Pepsi Center was: Why couldn't this happen all year long? It's a complicated answer. But the Nuggets have found a way to play a better brand of basketball this month...
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The Break Room Interviews Kenneth Faried on Nuggets, Trades & Groupies (Video)

Kenneth Faried sat down with Robert Littal and Jill Munroe in The Break Room to talk about several different topics. Faried touched on what it feels like to be a part of trade rumors, the Nuggets struggles this season, his relationship with Brian Shaw, Groupies in the NBA, why practice is so hard for him, tattoos and more.
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Break Room with Rob & Jill featuring Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried

On this episode of The Break Room with Rob and Jill, we welcome Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried. We talk the Nuggets season, workouts, head coach Brian Shaw, groupies and more.
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Denver Nuggets consider Kenneth Faried extension

Kenneth Faried has flashed All-Star potential with his March performance, and the Denver Nuggets have taken notice. He has posted 20.3 points per game to go along with 10.3 rebounds per game in the month of March.According to Kenneth Faried:"I'm starting to become what I should have been earlier. That's an All-Star caliber player. I believe in that, and my teammates...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried's improvement puts ball in Nuggets' courtship

In the midst of a tough season for the Nuggets, power forward Kenneth Faried is hitting his stride. In doing so, he's adding pressure to a franchise mulling his future with the team. "It's a tough season," Faried said. "But, yeah, I'm starting to become what I should have been earlier. That's an all-star caliber player. I believe in that, and my teammates...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker destroys Kenneth Faried with step-back jumper

Tweet Many don’t mention it because he plays in Charlotte, but Kemba Walker is one of the NBA’s better ball handlers. Monday night when the Bobcats faced the Denver Nuggets, a defensive switch left Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried guarding Walker on the perimeter. The result was about what you would expect. Watch: Walker immediately called for the ball back, set Faried...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Throwback Jerseys: Honoring Historic 1993-94 Team

March 17: Denver Nuggets Throwback Jerseys to honor Historic 1993-94 team As the Denver Nuggets continue the downward spiral with 11 losses in their last 12 games and a current 6 game losing streak, the fanbase could use a distraction. On Tuesday, that distraction came in the form of Denver Nuggets throwback jerseys. The team announced that they would be wearing the navy, maroon...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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