Kenneth Faried will be encouraged to start the Nuggets' fastbreak offense after securing defensive rebounds, according to coach Brian Shaw.
The Denver Nuggets are still negotiating a contract extension with Kenneth Faried's representatives.
Coach Brian Shaw said he thought that Kenneth Faried was the MVP for Team USA at the FIBA World Cup.
Kenneth Faried said he wanted to face Spain in the FIBA World Cup final.
Coach Brian Shaw said the FIBA World Cup will help Kenneth Faried's confidence heading into training camp.
Kenneth Faried posted 10 points to go along with eight rebounds and one assist in 24 minutes of action during Team USA's 95-71 win over Team Ukraine at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball on Thursday.
Kenneth Faried and the Nuggets continue to discuss a contract extension, and Faried has made it clear that he wants to stay in Denver.
Kenneth Faired posted 15 points, 11 rebounds, one steal, and one block in Team USA's win over New Zealand on Tuesday.
Team USA survived a scare from Turkey on Sunday, led by a 22-point game from Kenneth Faried and a second-half surge from Anthony Davis.
Kenneth Faried said he was "surprised" at his starting role with the U.S. men's national team.
Kenneth Faried will start for Team USA vs. Brazil on Saturday.
Kenneth Faried said that he's worked to develop a reliable 15-foot jump shot this summer.
General manager Tim Connelly said the Nuggets are scheduled to meet with Kenneth Faried's agent next week and are hoping to sign him to an extension.
In addition to Wilson Chandler and Kenneth Faried, the Nuggets are offering the Wolves Arron Afflalo after they would acquire him from the Magic.