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Faried (ankle) practiced Sunday and is no longer dealing with an ankle injury, the Denver Post's Chris Dempsey reports.

Faried sat out Friday's exhibition matchup after suffering a sprained ankle in practice last week. However, coach Brian Shaw indicated Sunday that Faried is fine and shouldn't be hampered by the injury going forward.

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Faried (ankle) will not play in Friday's exhibition game, the Arizona Republic reports.

The Nuggets will hold Faried out for precautionary reasons to prevent his injury from becoming any worse. It remains to be seen if he will be able to give it a go for the Nuggets' next preseason game Monday.

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Faried is dealing with a sprained ankle and he is questionable for Friday's exhibition game,'s Matt Petersen reports.

He was sporting socks and sandals at the end of Friday's shootaround, but his status for the game is up in the air. It doesn't sound like a major sprain, but it's a situation worth following in the coming weeks.

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Faried will sign a four-year, $50 million deal with the Nuggets, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

It was first reported to be a five-year deal, but Wojnarowski has now learned that it will instead be for four years. Faried will be a free agent at the age of 28, but this has very little to do with his fantasy value, which could be trending up after a summer with Team USA.

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Faried has agreed to a five-year, $60 million extension with the Nuggets, Yahoo! Sports reports.

Faried's extension comes before the Oct. 31 deadline for eligible members of the 2011 Draft class to sign long-term deals. The 22nd overall pick out of Morehead State, Faried's scoring average has improved every season, topped by 13.7 points last term. Additionally, Faried has emerged into one of the league's most aggressive rebounds, averaging 8.6 boards both last season and for his three-year career thus far. The 24-year-old was an instrumental part of the United States' recent gold medal finish at the FIBA World Cup and will now start at power forward for the Nuggets for years to come.

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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.

The Nuggets will have until October 31st to sign him or else he would become a restricted free agent next summer. The team would be paying Faried at his peak value after he easily put up the best stretch of his career after the break, averaging 18.8 points, 10.1 boards, 1.1 steals, 0.7 blocks and 2.4 turnovers on 54.6 percent from the field in that span. His big second half could carry over into next season, but fantasy owners probably shouldn't reach too much.

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In addition to Wilson Chandler and Kenneth Faried, the Nuggets are offering the Wolves Arron Afflalo after they would acquire him from the Magic.

The Nuggets also have the 11th pick to play with, but that may be needed to bring in Afflalo. If the Nuggets unload all of those players, they're not really going to be the much of a contender. As for the Wolves side, this would be one of their better offers yet. Love will be gone soon and it's just a matter of getting the right deal.

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Nuggets GM Tim Connelly implied in a recent interview that the Nuggets are looking to be active trade partners this offseason.

"This summer, we're going to go all-in and try to take the next step," Connelly said. "I've already let all the other guys in different front offices around the league know that we're open for business." JaVale McGee and Kenneth Faried are likely to be popular names to swirl around the rumor mill this offseason, however, with how low McGee's perceived value is now, Faried is a much more likely trade candidate.

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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."

If the two sides can't reach an agreement, Faried will make $2.3 million in the final guaranteed year of his rookie-scale contract, before heading into restricted free agency in 2015. Faried got off to a slow start last season, but he returned top-50 fantasy value over the final two months with averages of 18.8 points on 54.6 percent shooting, 10.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.7 blocks.

Kenneth Faried PF DEN 6 Months

The Nuggets plan to discuss a long-term extension with Kenneth Faried this summer.