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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...
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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...
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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: 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

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

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

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