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WILL BARTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

A New Market for Will the Thrill?

​ After two-and-a-half seasons mostly warming the bench for the Portland Trail Blazers, mercurial guard Will Barton was traded to the Denver Nuggets in the deal that sent Arron Afflalo to Portland. It probably didn’t surprise anybody that Barton’s scoring average jumped after the trade, going from 3.0 to 11.0 points per game. Barton was behind an entire playoff-caliber...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Barton Interested In Returning To Nuggets

Will Barton has received playing time with the Denver Nuggets and hopes to return to the team next season. "No doubt," Barton said. "I think we can build something here. We have a lot of good talent, a good organization, coaching staff is good. I can see us building and having a strong future here. We can grow together." The Nuggets can extend a qualifying offer to Barton after the...
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Barton leads Nuggets to 118-111 win over Pelicans in 2 OTs

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Will Barton scored 25 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in the first overtime, and the undermanned Denver Nuggets won their fourth straight, 118-111 over the New Orleans Pelicans in double overtime Sunday night. Kenneth Faried had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Denver. Danilo Gallinari added 17 points, including a 3 that gave the Nuggets a 114-109 lead with...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Barton's 14-15 Contract With Blazers Becomes Guaranteed

Will Barton's contract for 14-15 became fully guaranteed on Thursday, which puts the Portland Trail Blazers' roster at 15. Barton, whom Neil Olshey selected with a second-round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, will make roughy $915,000 next season. "Will has improved as much as anyone on our roster as a player and a professional," Olshey told The Oregonian in an email. "Having the third...
Via RealGM
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Will Barton? The Newest Thorn in the Side

Just who is Will Barton, the man of mystery who came off the bench, out of nowhere, to put in 17 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers stay alive? Barton, a 6’6” shooting guard, originates out of Baltimore, Maryland, but played at Brewster Academy, whom have also groomed NCAA stars CJ Fair, TJ Warren, […]
Via Project Spurs
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Barton sparks Blazers to 124-80 rout of Nets

Will Barton had a season-high 20 points and career-high 11 rebounds, providing a spark off the bench for the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers in a 124-80 rout of the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. The Blazers won their fourth straight game despite missing forward LaMarcus Aldridge, the team's top scorer and rebounder who has been out five straight games with a left groin sprain...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Will ‘The Thrill’ Barton throws down huge 360 jam on fastbreak

Will Barton hasn’t been great so far in his short-lived two-year career with the Trail Blazers, but he’s certainly one of the most athletic players to come out of college in recent years. The former Memphis star must be learning something from Damian Lillard, a dunk competition participant for the West this year, as he threw down a 360 dunk on Friday night against the Jazz. Rip...
Via Diehardsport
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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