Found February 22, 2014 on Diehardsport:
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 City loves this kid, and they should. [Bleacher Report] The post Will ‘The Thrill’ Barton throws down huge 360 jam on fastbreak appeared first on Diehardsport.

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