Sunday, February 5, 2023

Kenneth Farid, a new star at Capitan’s CDMX

captain of mexico city will be reinforced with a former star of nba for the G League regular season. This is Kenneth Faried, former player of the Denver Nuggets, the US national team and world champion in 2014, as well as such figures as Stephen Curry, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. Power forward Ramon Díaz, who played in Mexico for Soles de Mexicali in the final phase of LNBP 2022, will be the seventh player with NBA history on a roster that already includes Alphonso McKinney, Gary Clark, Bruno Caboco, Mason. Jones, Jahlil Okafor, and Shabazz Napier.

Farid’s letter became the property of the Capitanes CDMX. The team’s coach since its inception as a franchise within the LNBP in 2017, it was Díaz who convinced ‘Manimal’ to join his team. Prior to joining the Capitanes, the Newark native was a member of the Austin Spurs, San Antonio’s affiliate in the G League: He appeared in 11 Showcase Cup games, posting averages of 4.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game.

Manimal was the 22nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, selected by the Denver Nuggets. He was included in the NBA All-Rookie First Team for the 2011–2012 NBA season thanks to his stellar performances with the Colorado franchise. In 2014, he was part of the United States national team roster that won the FIBA ​​World Cup held in Spain. As the starting power forward for that version of the ‘Dream Team’, Faried played a key role on a team that also included Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving, James Harden, DeMar DeRozan and DeMarcus Cousins. Fayed’s numbers during the World Cup attest to his worthiness to coach Mike Krzyzewski: averages of 21.5 minutes, 12.2 units, 7.7 boards, 0.7 passes and 19.9 assists over nine games.

Extensive NBA Experience

The new ‘captain’ played 478 matches in the world’s top basketball league from 2011 to 2019: 441 with the Nuggets jersey. He also worked with the Brooklyn Nets and Houston Rockets. He also played in the 2012, 2013 and 2019 playoffs. His overall NBA statistics are 11.4 points, 8.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 54.6% shooting from the field. After spending time with the Rockets, Faried launched as a globetrotter: he played for China (Zhejiang Lions), Leon de Ponce (Puerto Rico), CSKA Moscow (Russia), Grand Rapids Gold (USA, G League) and Austin Spurs. landed in

The Capitanes begin their journey in the NBA G League regular season this Wednesday, December 28 at the Arena Ciudad de México. by facing the Salt Lake City Stars in the start of a two-game mini-series in the nation’s capital.

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