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Exclusive with Nuggets Will Barton: “This is just the tip of the iceberg”

  The 2012 NBA draft took place on June 28th. Draft hopeful Will Barton gathered with a small group of friends and family at a hotel for the evening’s festivities. It was going to be a life changing night for Barton who was projected to be a mid-to-late first round selection, thanks in part to the 18 points and eight rebounds he averaged during his sophomore season at the University...
Via BSN Denver
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets ride Danilo Gallinari’s 27, Will Barton’s 26 over Rockets for third straight win

  THE RUNDOWN The fanfare and choruses of boo’s that accompanied former Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson as he was introduced as a part of the Houston Rockets starting lineup, and every time he touched the ball on offense, may have gotten to the one-time Denverite who played his first six seasons here. Lawson finished with zero points on seven shots in roughly 34 minutes, looking...
Via BSN Denver
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets guard Will Barton is starring in a documentary about his life

Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton is still trying to become a big name in the NBA. After being traded from the Portland Trail Blazers last season, Barton became a fan favorite in Denver last season thanks to his hustle and athleticism. While he isn't a star in the league yet, Barton will star in a documentary profiling his path to Denver and playing in the NBA. Here's a clip of...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign Will Barton to new deal

After extending the likes of Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari, the Nuggets continue to lock up their own players they see playing a role in the future of the franchise. Thursday it was Will Barton’s turn to put the pen to paper. Signed on the dotted line! Thanks GOD #PTF @denvernuggets — Will Barton (@WillTheThrillB5) July 23, 2015 According to the...
Via Mile High Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets re-sign Will Barton to three-year deal

  According to Chris Haynes of, the Denver Nuggets have reached a contract agreement with Will Barton in the range of three years, $11 million. Barton is the first free agent the Nuggets have signed this offseason which speaks volumes about the confidence Tim Connelly has in the former Portland Trailblazer. At a rate of roughly $3.6 million per year Connelly has certainly...
Via BSN Denver
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Multiple teams interested in Will Barton

  Retaining Will Barton was said to be one of the Denver Nuggets’ top priorities entering free agency, but other teams might be making that difficult. The Denver Nuggets want to re-sign restricted free agent Will Barton, but several teams have expressed interest, per sources. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) July 6, 2015 The Nuggets acquired Barton at the trade deadline in...
Via BSN Denver
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 17, 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

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