Kenneth Faried (knee) will not play Thursday for Houston

Houston Rockets forward/center Kenneth Faried (knee) will not play on Thursday versus the Denver Nuggets.

What It Means:

Faried has played just one in the last four games and will sit out another on Thursday as he rests his sore knee. Nene will see a bump in minutes as backs up Clint Capela versus Denver.

Faried has averaged 13.6 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 0.9 blocks in 25.7 minutes per game with Houston this season.