Kenneth Faried leaves Nuggets-Nets game early with back spasms

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Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried exited Friday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets early with back spasms.

Denver announced he would not return.

Faried scored nine points in a little more than 15 first-half minutes. Wilson Chandler started in his place to begin the second half.