Kenneth Faried

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Date of Birth November 19, 1989
Place of Birth Newark, New Jersey
Age 31 years old
Horoscope Scorpio

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Kenneth Faried

Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Zhejiang Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association. Known as The Manimal due to his defensive prowess and intimidating dreadlocks, he attended Morehead State University for four years, twice being named the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year. He finished his collegiate career as the NCAA all-time leading rebounder in the post-1973 era with 1,673 rebounds. He was selected 22nd overall in the 2011 NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets.

Born: November 19, 1989, Newark, New Jersey
Nationality: American
Listed height: 6 ft 8 in
Listed weight: 220 lb
College: Morehead State (2007–2011)
Position: Power forward / Center
NBA draft: 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22, Denver Nuggets
Team: Free agent
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About Kenneth Faried

Former star of Morehead State University's basketball team who joined the NBA's Denver Nuggets in 2011. He earned the nickname "The Manimal" due to his beastly presence on the court.

Kenneth Faried Before Fame

He led his Morehead State team to the Ohio Valley Conference championship, giving them a NCAA tournament berth, and along the way, he set an NCAA record for career rebounds.

Achievement of Kenneth Faried

He quickly became the Nuggets' starting forward and finished third in Rookie of the Year voting after the 2011-12 season.

Kenneth Faried Family Life

He has a daughter named Kyra with former partner Rebekah McCarty.

Associations of Kenneth Faried

His 1,673 rebounds during his college years broke Tim Duncan's previous record of 1,570.

Information related to Kenneth Faried

  • Morehead State Eagles men's basketball players
  • Zhejiang Lions players
  • Denver Nuggets draft picks
  • Brooklyn Nets players
  • African-American Muslims
  • Sportspeople from Newark, New Jersey
  • Denver Nuggets players
  • Houston Rockets players
  • United States men's national basketball team players
  • Basketball players from New Jersey
  • American expatriate basketball people in China
Latest information about Kenneth Faried updated on April 21, 2021.

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