Faried played 23 minutes against the Bucks on Monday with 11 points, seven rebounds, and one assist. Faried has been fighting to get back to full strength after injuring his ankle, and it appears he is close to that point. He returned to the starting lineup Monday and was expected to get back to his normal playing time. However, the Bucks turned the game into a blowout and there was no need to overuse Faried and he was held to 23 minutes. Moving forward, the Nuggets will continue to work him back and he's expected to be a major part of their offense.
Faried is back in the Starting lineup for the Nuggets on Monday, Jason Kosmicki of the Denver Nuggets reports. After missing three games with an ankle injury, Faried returned to action Saturday, but in a reserve role. He totaled ten points, five rebounds, two steals, and one block in 14 minutes. The Nuggets were pleased enough with his performance to reenter him back in the starting lineup. He will not likely be on any type of minute restriction.
Faried will play in Saturday's game against the Mavericks, Jason Kosmicki, voice of the Denver Nuggets, reports. Faried isn't expected to play a ton of minutes according to coach Michael Malone, as the team plans to ease the energetic forward back into the starting rotation over time. Faried had missed the previous three games due to a left ankle sprain.
Faried (ankle) is questionable for Saturday's game in Dallas, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports. If Faried cannot go, it will be his fourth consecutive missed game due to this injury. He injured the ankle Nov. 20 versus the Suns. Faried's next opportunity to play will be Monday in Milwaukee if he fails to take the court Saturday evening. Expect an update prior to tip-off. He is nearly averaging a double-double on the year with 12.5 poins and 9.1 boards per game.
Faried (ankle) has been upgraded to questionable for Friday's game against the Spurs, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports. Faried was originally listed as out for Friday's contest, but after taking part in Friday morning's shootaround he is now going to give the game a shot. If he feels good in warmups, he will be expected to play. Faried has missed the past two games due to a left ankle sprain. If he isn't able to play tonight, look for Darrell Arthur to continue to start in his place.
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