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WILL BARTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blazers settle roster at 15 with guaranteeing of Will Barton's contract

The Portland Trail Blazers don't have many questions about their roster heading into 2014-15. After rebuilding the depth of this team a year ago, making it to the second round of the playoffs last season, and essentially swapping out Mo Williams for Steve Blake as the backup point guard this summer, the Blazers were headed in the right direction and set for next season without...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 01, 2014  |  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...
Via RealGM
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Barton's earns guaranteed contract for 2014-15 season

Will Barton, the ever-improving Portland Trail Blazers guard, earned himself a bit of security recently. The third year of his rookie contract became fully guaranteed on July 25 since the team elected not to waive him by that date, we’re told. This decision comes as no surprise. Barton will earn a little over $900,000 for the upcoming 2014-15 NBA season. “It just shows that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 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

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....
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 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.
Via Players View
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...
Via NBA 24/7 365
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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