Age: 29 Height: 6-8 Weight: 228 lbs School: Morehead State
Houston's Kenneth Faried wound up with a double-double (17 points, 14 rebounds), while James Ennis III added 13 points and Chris Paul chipped in with 18 points, five rebounds, five steals and four assists. The Suns, who stumbled to their season-worst 11th consecutive setback, got 25 points from Josh Jackson and 23 from Kelly Oubre Jr. Pistons 129, Nuggets 103
James Harden recorded his 19th 40-point game this season, and the Houston Rockets snapped a two-game slide with a 125-98 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday at Salt Lake City. Harden stuffed the stat sheet with 43 points, 12 rebounds, six steals, five assists and four blocks. Kenneth Faried added 16 points and 12 rebounds while Gerald Green (25 points) and Austin Rivers (16) combined for 41 points on 10-of-18 3-point shooting off the bench.
Due to a slate of injuries, there are some unexpected players — like Kenneth Faried — coming to the fantasy forefront. Dalton Del Don looks at risers and fallers this week.
Ask any of his Rockets teammates about Kenneth Faried and they will all echo the same word. Energy. The new addition — a much-needed versatile big man — is fitting in well with the Rockets already. The basketball part is there with him. He's athletic, fits in a free offense, improves floor spacing