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Kenneth Faried

This Dunk Tamed The NBA's 'Manimal'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports

The "Manimal" has been tamed and it took the NBA's reigning Slam Dunk Contest champion to make it happen. Toronto Raptors swingman Terrence Ross threw...

Nuggets Star Wins Huge NBA Honor

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.01.2013 | Denver

Denver Nuggets' star forward Kenneth Faried was awarded the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for his outstanding work in the community, the NBA ann...

Who's The Best In-Game NBA Dunker?

Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

As LeBron James has been making abundantly clear during his pre-game jam sessions, the best dunkers in the NBA are not competing in annual Slam Dunk C...

The 'Manimal' Climbs Dwight For Monster Dunk

Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports

The Lakers watched the Nuggets do a lot of dunking on Monday night. Some of those dunks, including the last basket Denver made, came from the man nick...

Jordan Schultz

Nuggets' Kenneth Faried Might Be NBA's Best Kept Secret

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

NBA veteran point guard Earl Watson used a few choice words two years ago to describe Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried after playing with h...

Amanda Terkel

First NBA Player Joins Gay Rights Sports Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON -- Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried has become the first NBA player to join an organization devoted to fighting homophobia in sports, and...

The Party Isn't Over, But It's Well Past Midnight for Homophobia in America

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Besen

The problem that Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and other culture warriors are encountering is that each day fewer people believe their hyperbolic and hyperventilating warnings about LGBT people.

Tongues Untied: Pro Athletes, Sexuality And Media Hype

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Darnell L. Moore

From Kenneth Faried's moving video in support of his lesbian mothers to reports of Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber and Kenny Smith mocking Charles Barkley's "effeminate" behavior, athletes have been the focus of a lot of talk centered on LGBT inclusion and homophobia lately.

NBA Star: 'Nobody Can Ever Tell Me I Can't Have Two Mothers, Because I Really Do'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Kenneth Faried might be a "Manimal" on the court, but off the court he is an advocate for same-sex marriage and a fierce supporter of his two moms. ...

Nuggets Star's Pricelss Reaction To Hearing His Own Stats

Posted 01.10.2013 | Sports

Perhaps no one was more surprised by how impressive Kenneth Faried performed in the Denver Nuggets' 108-105 win over Orlando Magic than the player him...

WATCH: Top Plays Of 2012 NBA Playoffs

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

LeBron James and the Miami Heat produced plenty of high-flying highlights en route to winning the 2012 NBA championship, but one of the best plays of ...

Assist Of The Year?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports

I think it's safe to say that Danilo Gallinari's ankle is fine now. A few days after a breakout game against the Hawks in which his 3-pointer from the...

Rookie Gets First NBA Points On Amazing No-Look, Over-The-Head Ally-Oop Slam

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

A professional basketball player is likely to remember the first basket that he scores in the NBA regardless of the circumstance. But rarely will that...

Morehead State: Power of Dreams in Times of Tragedy

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swenson

With confidence in his coach's dream, Demonte Harper showed us again people can rise above odds, fears, limitations, and lowered expectations.