5 Nuggets that could be All-Stars

The Denver Nuggets training camp officially opens next week, and the questions heading into the 2014-15 season sound awfully similar to the ones asked seemingly every year since Carmelo Anthony skipped town – namely, can the Nuggets win without an all-star on the roster? With that in mind, here are the five players on the Nuggets roster most likely to make get an all-star nod this...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Faried’s potential after FIBA World Cup

The FIBA World Cup was another victory for the US, but it might have been a bigger victory for Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried. Faried entered the selection process to be picked to play for Team USA as a player who wasn’t suppose to make the team. He did, and good thing for the team too because he turned out to be the most consistent player in the tournament. Faried threw...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried ‘Abyss’ Illustration

Artist Franky Anduiza captures breakout player of the FIBA World Cup Kenneth Faried bursting out of the darkness and into a huge pay day when he becomes a restricted free agent next summer. The Denver Nuggets better be prepared to go deep to retain their half Artest, Rodman and animal power forward. The post Kenneth Faried ‘Abyss’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Extend Kenneth Faried Now

Denver Nuggets: Extend Kenneth Faried Now By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky isn’t what you would call a traditional basketball powerhouse. Only six alumni of the university have played in the NBA and only one has produced much in the league, Kenneth Faried. After being named third team All-American during...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving, Kenneth Faried Named to FIBA Basketball World Cup All-Tournament Team

Team USA’s Kyrie Irving and Kenneth Faried earned All-Tournament Team honors of the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday after shining throughout the nine-game event. The two Americans were joined by Pau Gasol of Spain, Nicolas Batum of France, and Milos Teodosic of Serbia. [ESPN NBA] The post Kyrie Irving, Kenneth Faried Named to FIBA Basketball World Cup All-Tournament Team appeared...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

USA Basketball Wins FIBA Gold Medal

USA Basketball defeated SERBIA 129-92 in the FIBA World Cup to secure the Gold medal. While the bigger names of the younger NBA generation sat this one out. No Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, etc. USA basketball, led by James Harden and breakout performances by Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried and Warriors Klay Thompson, put everyone on notice that they’re ready...
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Kenneth Faried finishes break against Serbia in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Kenneth Faried finishes the break with a thunderous dunk. This has been a recurring theme in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Check the slam: That touch pass by Derrick Rose was pretty awesome, too. Keep doing your thing, Faried. Nuggets fans have to be excited about his performance. *** Faried image courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by NBAStreetTeam.
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Kenneth Faried Noticing Increased Respect From Team USA Play

Kenneth Faried has noticed the increased respect he is receiving due to his play for Team USA in the World Cup. "I'm starting to gain respect," Faried said. "People are starting to respect me more. And I'm excited about that. But I'm more focused right now on just trying to get the gold. I want to win that gold medal so I can hang it with the rest of the...
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WATCH: Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried have interesting shooting battle

Team USA is all about winning games and proving to the world why the United States of America is still the premiere force in basketball. But the team does tend to have it’s fair share of fun in between games. This video shows Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, competing in a shooting contest with Kenneth Faried, of the Denver Nuggets. It’s safe to say that Curry has...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

What is Kenneth Faried's working-class game worth?

The FIBA World Cup has been a classic good news/bad news situation for the Denver Nuggets. On one hand, the guy who is emerging as their best player, Kenneth Faried, has also proven to be one of the best players on the Team USA roster, and in the tournament in general. In seven games, Faried posted averages of 13.0 points (on 71.7 percent shooting, third in the tournament) and 8...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried skies for slam dunk against Lithuania at 2014 FIBA World Cup

As Team USA cruised to a victory today against Lithuania at a 2014 FIBA World Cup semifinal game, Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried had some nice slam dunks including the below on in the fourth quarter of play. In the fourth quarter of play, Kenneth took the pass from Stephen Curry and was able to throw down a nasty one-handed slam dunk: Nice dunk, Kenneth! *** Faried slam dunk...
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Kenneth Faried spins and slams against Lithuania in 2014 FIBA World Cup

The Manimal keeps doing his thing. I’m going to be mad if Brian Shaw doesn’t let Kenneth Faried loose for the Denver Nuggets this coming season. Check this move out: That was very manly, Manimal. *** Faried pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine provided by @ZeljkObradovic.
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Watch: Steph Curry beats Kenneth Faried in bench shooting contest

During a Team USA practice in Spain, Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried had a light-hearted shooting contest while sitting on the bench. USA plays Lithuania today in a World Cup semifinal. The post Watch: Steph Curry beats Kenneth Faried in bench shooting contest appeared first on Sports Glory.
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Stephen Curry, Kenneth Faried take shots from the bench (Video)

Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried held an impromptu shooting contest while sitting on the bench during a recent Team USA practice session as they prepare to advance in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.Not surprisingly, Curry was able to sink a shot first. Did Faried even have a chance?On Thursday, Team USA plays in the tournament semifinals against Lithuania.Video via NBA. This post...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Kenneth Faried’s FIBA Dominance A Great Sign

Another two FIBA World Championship games for Team USA, another two impressive showings by Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried. It’s become clockwork to see the forward tear up this summer’s tournament. Faried led all scorers with 16 points in Team USA’s 106-71 rout of the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, and followed it up in the 95-71 […] Denver Nuggets: Kenneth Faried’s...
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Nuggets coach Brian Shaw proud of Kenneth Faried's work in Spain

Fan. Coach. Scout. Brian Shaw has been a combination all three while watching Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried rise to prominence with the U.S. Men’s National Team. While not surprised by Faried’s success at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, the second-year coach wants the Manimal’s momentum to continue when the Nuggets convene for training camp later this month. “I think...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Faried continues to shine for Team USA

Fresh off a report that he and the Nuggets are working on a contract extension, Kenneth Faried continued to be a vital asset to Team USA in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Karied, who has never been looked as the primary scorer, finish with 10 points and led all players with eight rebounds in USA’s 95-71 win over Ukraine on Thursday. But perhaps his biggest moment came when he did what...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: 3 reasons why Kenneth Faried will be an All-Star this year

Kenneth Faried has proved his worth to Nuggets nation, but has not been able to show the rest of the world what he can really do. He was stuck on an average team, putting up good numbers but staying out of the spotlight. But this year, Kenneth Faried will make the All-star team. Here is three reasons why. #1 Lighting it up on Team USA This time of year isn’t the most exciting...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Faried, Nuggets talk extension

From the looks of things, Kenneth Faried will be sticking around Denver. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Wednesday that Faried wants to stay in Denver and that negotiations are ongoing for him to remain a Nugget for years to come. Faried clearly wants to stay with Nuggets and is mounting quite a contract drive as negotiations continue on extension to keep him in Denver — Marc Stein...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried: ‘Trade rumors affect you’

The Denver Nuggets were rumored to be shopping power forward Kenneth Faried all year last season, but no trade ever ended up happening. It seems that the rumors were being hyped up by the media and not seriously considered by Denver, and they are now looking to lock him up to a long-term deal. That being said, Faried came out in the media and talked about how the trade rumors affected...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis, Faried lead unbeaten Team USA to blowout of New Zealand

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. The U.S. response wasn't nearly as interesting. Just pound the ball inside and outmuscle an overmatched opponent. Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA comically seems at a loss over New Zealand’s pregame Haka dance (video)

The U.S. men’s basketball team faced off against New Zealand on Tuesday at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Before the opening tip, the New Zealand players presented the country’s traditional Haka dance, leaving the players on Team USA, including Derrick Rose, Kenneth Faried and James harden (above), completely confused and somewhat baffled over what they had […] The post Team...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Kenneth Faried Continues To Impress

When training camp for USA Basketball started a couple of months ago, there were questions if Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried could make the FIBA World Championship roster. Now, two games into the tournament, Faried is looking like one of Team USA’s best players. Faried led the Americans in Sunday’s win against Turkey with a game high 22 points. […] Denver Nuggets...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

FIBA World Cup Studs From Day 2 Faried And Ibaka

Both Spain and the USA have begun to open a wide lead over the field as they have won their first 2 games by big margins and the Nuggets Kenneth Faried and Thunder Serge Ibaka were the studs that led those teams to FIBA World Cup victories on Sunday.
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA Was Saved By Kenneth Faried Vs. Turkey

In a game that didn't go according to script, Team USA was held to 35 first half points and trailed by 5 points heading into the break to Turkey. Without the energy from the Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried, this game might not have turned around midway through the third quarter to end in a 98-77 USA victory.
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29 days ago  |  Discuss
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