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Check out dunk contest participant Will Barton's best dunks

Will Barton has seemingly come out of nowhere this season and risen to basketball prominence. It took until Barton's fourth year in the league, but now, the 25-year-old is finally an everything man off the Nuggets' bench.He's getting some honors, too, like being able to participate in the Slam Dunk Contest, scheduled for Feb. 13 in Toronto. Here are some reasons why:Barton is averaging...
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Slam Dunk Contest lineup reportedly set with LaVine, Drummond, Barton, Gordon

The lineup for this year’s Slam Dunk Contest in Toronto has been finalized, according to a report.’s Chris Haynes says the competition lineup will include Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond, Nuggets guard Will Barton, Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon, and defending champion Zach LaVine. The lineup will officially be announced on Thursday. The contest will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Making a case for Will Barton and the dunk contest

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The NBA Slam Dunk contest has been a staple during All-Star weekend for decades. The contest singles out the part of the game that everyone...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Will Barton locked up the Sixth Man of the Year award?

To every hardcore NBA nerd/fan who's stumbled across this article, a quick question to kick things off: When did you first ask your (yawning) roommate, significant other, mom or dog if they can even believe how good Will Barton is this season? Barring an injury, or a magical 73-9 exclamation point by the Golden State Warriors (a scenario that'd necessitate every major individual...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The re-emergence of Jeremy Lin

Let's get one thing straight. This is not Linsanity.  Jeremy Lin has quietly become a key contributor for a Charlotte Hornets roster that is right in the thick of the Eastern Conference race. Sitting at 15-13, the 10th place Hornets are only five games behind first place Cavs. But more importantly, the gap between the second and 10th place teams is only 2.5 games. The Hornets...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Barton gets buckets and kisses babies?

  Will Barton is averaging 15.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game this season. He just scored 25 points last night against the Lakers and that was after pouring in a career high 32 last Sunday when the Nuggets hosted New Orleans. He’s also picking up steam as a Sixth Man of the Year candidate and becoming a fan favorite in Denver in the process. After a first quarter...
Via BSN Denver
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ready For Lift Off: Will Barton Takes Flight Over Donatas Motiejūnas

The art of getting dunked on is a thing of beauty. Dunking is already exciting in itself, but when there is someone on the other end, it makes it even more entertaining. Speaking of being on the other end of a dunk, Donatas Motiejūnas knows how that feels. Will Barton of the Denver Nuggets had a baseline flush on Motiejūnas that was flat out disrespectful. Barton took flight...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Barton earns technical for throwing Trevor Ariza's shoe (Video)

Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton earned a technical foul during Monday night's game against Houston for tossing Trevor Ariza's shoe out of bounds. Ariza lost his shoe while diving on the floor for a defensive rebound. Before Ariza had a chance to regroup, Barton came by, picked up the shoe and tossed it aside. Ariza was not happy with Barton's unsportsmanlike conduct, and the...
Via Holdout Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Barton: The Sixth Man The NBA Has Been Waiting For

"I'm usually pretty honest when I do these slideshows," writes Rant Sports' Chipper Murphy. "I had no idea who Will Barton was before I started researching this." Most casual NBA fans likely find themselves in a similar position to Mr. Murphy. In fact, a good number of people may have looked at this article's featured image and thought, "Wow, that picture of James Harden is completely out...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 08, 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

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