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.
Kenneth Faried wants to be known as an All-Star and a superstar in the NBA, rather than "the energy guy."
Nuggets GM Tim Connelly implied in a recent interview that the Nuggets are looking to be active trade partners this offseason.
Nuggets GM Tim Connelly hopes to extend Kenneth Faried's contract this season, saying, "Kenneth's energy and toughness ... embodies who we're trying to be."
The Nuggets plan to discuss a long-term extension with Kenneth Faried this summer.