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|
|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|
|Twitter:||Kenneth Faried's Twitter profile|
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