Will Barton

#5F-G

Will

Barton

HEIGHT

6 ft6 in

/ 1.98m

WEIGHT

190 lbs

/ 86.2kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20180630 free agency fever will barton close to deal

Will Barton is reportedly close to a deal to re-sign with the Denver Nuggets. David Aldridge and David Griffin discuss the state of the Denver Nuggets as well.

Top Blocks of the Day, 04/11/2018

20180411 handle night

Will Barton drives and takes the contact holding the ball, while still managing to flip in the bank shot, plus the foul.

0021701225 DEN MIN RECAP

The Timberwolves prevail against the Nuggets in a 112-106 overtime victory and end a 14-year playoff drought behind 31 points from Jimmy Butler and 26 points and 14 rebounds from Karl-Anthony Towns.

0021701225 - Will Barton - Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves - Buzzer-Beater - OT

0021701225 - Will Barton - Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves - Assist - 4Q

0021701225 - Will Barton - Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves - Block - 3Q

0021701225 - Will Barton - Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves - 3-pointer - 2Q

0021701225 - Will Barton - Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves - And-1 - 1Q

0021701225 - Will Barton - Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves - 3-pointer - 1Q

0021701211 POR DEN RECAP

Nikola Jokic records his 10th triple-double of the season (15 points, 20 rebounds, 11 assists) as the Nuggets hold off the Trail Blazers 88-82, their sixth straight win.

0021701211 POR DEN BARTON 3 Q1

Will Barton dribbles up the floor before pulling up and nailing a three-pointer.

0021701191 DEN LAC RECAP

Will Barton scores 31 points, Nikola Jokic adds 23 with 11 rebounds and 11 assists, as the Nuggets top the Clippers 134-115 eliminating them from playoff contention.

0021701191 DEN LAC will barton hl wsc

Will Barton scores 31 points with three dimes, two rebounds and five triples from deep to lead the Nuggets over the Clippers.

20180407 gametime will barton arena link

Will Barton joins GameTime via arena link after dropping 31 points in 32 minutes as the Nuggets knocked the Clippers out of playoff contention.

0021701180 MIN DEN RECAP

Jamal Murray carries his team by scoring 22points, but his teammate Nikola Jokic's late tip-in sealed the win against the Timberwolves.

0021701180 MIN DEN BARTON DUNK Q1

Will Barton uses the pump-fake to trick the defender and dunk the ball.

20180403 steal of the night

Will Barton gets the steal then drives to the rim for the one-handed slam.

0021701165 ind den recap

Nikola Jokic scored 30 points, six rebounds, and seven assists as the Denver Nuggets hold off the Indiana Pacers.

0021701165 ind den BARTON DUNK Q3

Will Barton gets the ball under the rim, rises with two hands and slams it with force.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

HOW ACQUIRED/DRAFT BACKGROUND: Selected by Portland in the second round (40th pick overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft.

2012-13: Averaged 4.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.47 steals and 12.2 minutes in 73 games (five starts) … Started the final five games of the season and averaged 15.2 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.40 steals and 37.8 minutes in those five games … Against Dallas on April 7, set career highs with 22 points (7-11 FG), 13 rebounds and six assists … Became the first NBA reserve to record 22 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and three steals in a game since Cliff Robinson on Jan. 20, 1993, and the first rookie with that stat line since Grant Hill on March 25, 1995 … Led the team in scoring in three of the final six games of the season … Also led the squad in rebounding four times and assists twice … Scored in double figures in two straight games in December, scoring 14 points (6-9 FG) against Sacramento on Dec. 26 and 11 points (5-10 FG) and six rebounds at the L.A. Lakers on Dec. 28 … Finished with 18 points and seven rebounds against Oklahoma City on April 12 … Netted 17 points (5-8 FG) and added nine rebounds and five assists April 14 at Denver … Notched 17 points (8-14 FG), six rebounds, five assists and three steals April 16 at L.A. Clippers … Scored 15 points and tallied seven rebounds and four assists April 17 vs. Golden State … Played in four games (all starts) with the Idaho Stampede of the NBA D-League from Dec. 7-8 and Jan. 7-8, where he averaged 16.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.00 steal and 37.8 minutes.

COLLEGE: In two seasons with Memphis, averaged 15.2 points (47.1% FG), 6.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.49 steals and 32.9 minutes in 70 games … Received a total of six postseason honors, including CBSSports.com All-America Third Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 11 First Team, United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District 4 Team, Conference USA Player of the Year, All-Conference USA First Team and C-USA All-Tournament Team … Named to the 2011-12 John Wooden Award preseason watch list ... Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction in 2011 ... A 2011 collegeinsider.com National All-Freshman Team member ... Named to the 2011 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 11 Second Team and the 2011 All-Conference USA Third Team ... Also a member of the 2011 Conference USA All-Freshman Team … 2011-12: Had one of the most prolific sophomore seasons in school history, leading the Tigers in scoring (18.0) and rebounding (8.0) … Netted 631 points his sophomore campaign, the most points scored by a Tiger in a second year in school history … Finished his career with 1,062 points, moving up to the No. 39 spot on the Memphis all-time scoring chart … Ranked among league leaders in scoring (first), rebounding (seventh), field goal percentage (11th), free throw percentage (10th), assists (14th), steals (fifth) and minutes played (fourth) … Was the only guard ranked in the Top-10 of C-USA's rebounding leaders … A Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy midseason candidate, had 11 double-doubles and was one of three players in the nation to average at least 16.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 2011-12 … 2010-11: Played in all 35 games and made 25 starts ... Played a team-high 1,070 minutes ... Averaged 12.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists ... Led the team in scoring 10 times and rebounding 10 times ... Netted double figures in 23 games, including 10 straight contests from Jan. 15-Feb. 16 ... Grabbed five or more rebounds in 22 games from his wing position ... Shot 42.8 percent from the floor, 26.5 percent from the 3-point line and 69.9 percent from the charity stripe ... Had 54 steals (second on team) and 17 blocked shots ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders in scoring (21st) and steals (seventh) ... Ranked among C-USA freshmen leaders in scoring (second), rebounding (fifth), free throw percentage (ninth), steals (second), blocked shots (eighth) and assists (fifth).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played his final season of high school basketball in 2009-10 at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. ... Following his prep year at Brewster, played in the Jordan Brand Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York City and the Nike Hoops Summit in Portland ... Helped the USA Junior National Select Team to a 101- 97 win over the World Select Team ... A consensus top-15 recruit ... Rated the No. 3 player in the nation by MaxPreps.com, No. 5 by ESPN.com, No. 8 by The Sporting News and Scout.com, and No. 10 by PrepStars.com ... Ranked as the nation’s No. 1 shooting guard by Scout.com ... Rivals.com ranked him the No. 11 overall player and the nation’s No. 2 shooting guard..


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