Kenneth Faried Injury: Updates on Nuggets Star’s Neck and Return

January 3rd, 2016 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

Denver Nuggets star forward Kenneth Faried is battling an apparent neck injury that he suffered after colliding with teammate Will Barton during a loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night. It is uncertain when he will be able to return to action.

Continue for updates. 

Faried Active vs. Trail Blazers Sunday, Jan. 3 Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reported Faried will try to play against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.

Faried Posts Update on Instagram Sunday, Jan. 3

Faried Stretchered Off Sunday, Jan. 3 According to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears, Faried was placed on a stretcher with a brace around his neck with "lots of doctors around" after he exited the game and spent the duration of overtime being attended to on the baseline. 

Fortunately, Faried was able to give the crowd a thumbs up as he was wheeled off the floor, according to the Warriors' social media coordinator Julie Phayer. 

Faried was later transported to the hospital for precautionary X-rays, according to USA Today's Sam Amick.

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