WILL BARTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Barton finds role with team but his future is uncertain

Portland Trail Blazers guard Will Barton has cemented himself right in the thick of the rotation as Portland is two games away from concluding the regular season before heading into the playoffs. Barton, 23, for most of the season played the role of the human cigar, only being inserted into the game when the team had a huge lead or when there was a deficit to large to overcome....
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Barton, Blazers embarrass Nets in a 124-80 win

The Brooklyn Nets simply embarrassed themselves in their lone visit to the Rose City, plummeted by the Portland Trail Blazers 124-80 Wednesday night. Portland (40-18) had a ton of guys step up but no one made such a memorable impact than Will Barton, who had career-highs of 20 points, 11 rebounds to go with and three assists in 28 minutes. His energy was contagious and those finishes...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez displays floor dancing moves celebrating Will Barton's slam (Video)

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez danced on the floor celebrating a Will Barton slam dunk finish on an alley oop during the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Brooklyn.It was that kind of night for the Blazers, who wore the Portland nickname "Rip City" on the front of their jerseys. It was almost as if the Nets didn't show up for the game...
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February 27, 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...
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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...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Will Barton punishes the rim with a reverse alley-oop slam

The Portland Trailblazers are out of the playoffs. That did not stop Will Barton from having a career night against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Barton double-doubled with 22 points, 13 rebounds and six assists coming off the bench. Please click here to watch this video.  Video: Will Barton punishes the rim with a reverse alley-oop slam appeared first on Players View.
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Barton Contributing Off The Portland Trail Blazers Bench

There has been a lot of discussion amongst fans this season about the lack of depth on the Portland Trail Blazers bench. There is no denying that the Blazers are not a deep team and that they lack the needed talent to seriously contend for a championship this season. With that said, the silver lining to this problem is that young players like Will Barton are getting opportunities...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Thoughts and player comparisons on Trail Blazers G/F Will Barton

I was probably not the only person surprised on Draft night when Will Barton wasn't selected in the first round, as he slid all the way to 40th pick, where he was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers. Averaging 18.0 points and 8.0 rebounds a game his sophomore season, Barton also has above average length and solid athleticism/quickness that should translate well in the NBA...
Via Sports Junkie Online
August 18, 2012  |  Discuss
BLAZING A TRAIL

Blazers rookie drops 72 points in pro-am game

When Team Baltimore’s Best faced off against Team Under Armour in Baltimore this week familiar names to hoops fans like Brandon Jennings, Kemba Walker, Derrick Williams, and DeAndre Jordan were on the floor. But it was the 40th overall selection in this year’s draft by the Portland Trail Blazers who stole the show as the Baltimore [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Barton Drops 72 On Brandon Jennings, Team Under Armor

You may not yet be familiar with Will Barton (or maybe you watch college basketball, I don’t know), the 40th overall pick of the Portland Trail Blazers, but the man has had himself a couple of moments this summer. Back in Vegas, balling alongside SL Co-MVP Damian Lillard, Barton averaged 15 points in 5 games and 4 starts for a Blazers team that went 4-1.  He exploded for a combined...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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