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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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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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2 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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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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4 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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5 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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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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7 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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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...
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10 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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11 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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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Nate Robinson is Ready for Training Camp

Nate Robinson is “right on schedule for training camp” and was dunking just 6 and a half months after ACL surgery. It shows that he is taking matters into his own hands as he’s made it personal. It’s behind the scenes, it’s what you do—how much work do you put in? How much do you want it, how much do you want to keep grinding for your fans, for your family, for others...
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13 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...
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13 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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13 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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Timofey Mozgov: I want to play with LeBron

Recently, in a Russian media interview, Timofey Mozgov was inquired about the possibility of playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers to join forces with LeBron James. Although, the Russian native commended James, as well as head coach, David Blatt, he never demanded a trade or expressed a desire to actually play for Cleveland. “Of course, it would be interesting to play for David Blatt’s...
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14 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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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov not pushing to leave Nuggets in trade to Cavaliers

Yes, Timofey Mozgov would enjoy playing for David Blatt, his coach on the Russian national team. Of course, Mozgov would like lining up next to LeBron James, a superstar who makes his teammates better. But despite rumors of the Cavaliers trying to trade for him, Mozgov insists he doesn’t want to leave the Nuggets.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: A Desire For Timofey Mozgov

It’s the rumor that just won’t go away, and for good reason.  Timofey Mozgov would immediately fulfill a significant need for the Cleveland Cavaliers and is a logical trade pursuit for them. The interest on the side of Cleveland makes perfect sense. In his four years in the NBA, Mozgov has proven to be a […] Cleveland Cavaliers: A Desire For Timofey Mozgov - Hoops Habit -...
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