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J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games for drug violation

Denver Nuggets center J.J. Hickson will miss five games of the regular season for breaking the NBA's anti-drug policy, the league announced Wednesday. The Denver Post's Chris Dempsey first reported the suspension and added the team is not expected to comment on the matter. Players who have tested positive for marijuana three times receive five-game suspensions per the CBA...
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J.J. Hickson suspended for drug violation

Photo Credit: denverpost.com Denver Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson will sit the first five games of the season on the sidelines after violating the NBA’s drug policy. Hickson’s suspension will begin at the beginning of the regular season, meaning he will miss match-ups against the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hickson’s energy off the bench will be dearly...
Via Pass The Pill
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hickson suspended for first five games

The season hasn’t even started yet, and the Denver Nuggets are already shorthanded. Wednesday, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post broke news that Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson will be suspended five games for violating the NBA’s drug policy.  The drug was not of a performance-enhancing nature. The Sporting News mentions that a five-game suspension is typically associated with...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Hickson Suspended Five Games For Drug Violation

J.J. Hickson has been suspended for five games by the NBA for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. Hickson signed with the Denver Nuggets in the 2013 offseason.
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Nuggets' J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games for drug program violation

  Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program. Hickson averaged 11.8 rebounds and 9.2 rebounds in 69 games last season, his first with Denver. He has played six seasons in the NBA with Cleveland, Sacramento, Portland and Denver, averaging 10.1 points and 7.2 rebounds.
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Nuggets' Hickson suspended 5 games by NBA

NEW YORK (AP) Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program. Hickson averaged 11.8 rebounds and 9.2 rebounds in 69 games last season, his first with Denver. He has played six seasons in the NBA with Cleveland, Sacramento, Portland and Denver, averaging 10.1 points and 7.2 rebounds.
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Nuggets J.J. Hickson Suspended 5-Games For Violating Drug Policy

Denver Nuggets veteran forward J.J. Hickson will miss the first five games of the regular season for violating the leagues drug policy. #Nuggets F JJ Hickson will be suspended for a violation of the NBA's drug policy. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 Hickson's suspension will be five games. #Nuggets — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 ...
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Nuggets J.J. Hickson Suspended 5-Games For Violating Drug Policy

Denver Nuggets veteran forward J.J. Hickson will miss the first five games of the regular season for violating the leagues drug policy. #Nuggets F JJ Hickson will be suspended for a violation of the NBA's drug policy. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 Hickson's suspension will be five games. #Nuggets — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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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...
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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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2 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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3 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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trading Mozgov a bad idea

The Denver Nuggets have heard that the Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in trading for center Timofey Mozgov. Cleveland has had one of the busiest off seasons in recent memory. It all started when they got the number one pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, and used it to draft Andrew Wiggins. Then the biggest move of the summer happened when LeBron James decided to come home to play ball...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trade Timofey Mozgov For Dion Waiters?

Denver Nuggets: Trade Timofey Mozgov For Dion Waiters? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Denver Gets: Dion Waiters and Brendan Haywood Cleveland Gets: Timofey Mozgov and Quincy Miller The Cavaliers are a contender for a title this season and the Nuggets have the one thing they lack, depth at the 5. The Cavaliers just have Anderson Varejao who is in his 30’s and...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari voices displeasure with knee surgery

Denver Nuggets' forward Danilo Gallinari injured his ACL back in April of 2013, right before the Nuggets hit the playoffs. Instead of an ACL reconstruction, Gallinari had the ligament repaired through something called the "healing response" performed by famous knee surgeon Dr. Richard Steadman in Vail, Colorado. Because Gallinari didn't completely tear his knee...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 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...
Via NBA Draft Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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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13 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...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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