Will Barton

#5G-F

Will

Barton

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 28.4 44.3 37 75.3 13.7 4.3 3.4 0.5
CAREER STATS 20.1 42.7 32.4 78.4 9.1 3.6 1.9 0.3

HEIGHT

6 ft6 in

/ 1.98m

WEIGHT

175 lbs

/ 79.4kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170414 denver nuggets season top 10 plays nba

Check out the Denver Nuggets top 10 plays of the season.

0021601048 DEN HOU recap

James Harden rolls off 39 points and 11 assist plus the game-winning bucket as the Rockets skate by the Nuggets, 125-124.

0021601034 hou den recap

James Harden records his seventh 40-point triple-double of the season with 40 points, 10 boards and 10 assists as the Rockets top the Nuggets, 109-105.

0021601034 hou den barton pass 2nd

Will Barton and Jameer Nelson pass back and forth, leading to Nelson laying it in on the break.

0021601018 den vo barton hl

Will Barton scores a career-high 35 points off the bench for the Nuggets against the Clippers.

0021600998 LAL DEN Barton dunk 2q

Nikola Jokic throws an amazing overhead no-look pass to Will Barton for the jam.

0021600958 was den RECAP

John Wall scores 30 points, Bradley Beal adds 23 and the Washington Wizards beat the short-handed Denver Nuggets 123-113.

0021600958 VO DEN ARTHUR 3PT 2Q

Will Barton passes to Darell Arthur and Arthur gets fouled and drills the 3-pointer.

0021600958 VO DEN BARTON DUNK 1Q

Will Barton drives to the hole and throws down the thunderous Tomahawk slam.

0021600923 cha den barton layup 4th

Will Barton drives and gets the tough layup to fall.

0021600891 den chi will barton steal gary harris dunk

Will Barton intercepts the pass and feeds Gary Harris for the slam on the break.

0021600876 mem den harris triple 2nd

Will Barton drives and kicks it out to Gary Harris for the knockdown triple.

20170226 TOP10 DUNKS OF THE WEEK

Dwyane Wade and Gordon Hayward headline the Top 10 Dunks of the Week.

0021600864 bkn den recap

Gary Harris scores a career high of 25 points as the Nuggets roll past the Nets, 129-109.

0021600842 min den recap

Andrwe Wiggins explodes for 40 points, Karl-Anthony Towns adds 24 with 19 rebounds as Minnesota wins it, 112-99.

0021600842 min den will barton 1q reverse

Will Barton uses the crossover on the drive and converts the tough reverse layup.

20170213 top 10

Check out all the best from Monday's NBA action on the Top 10.

20170213 dotn

Will Barton spins around Kevin Durant then drives and throws down the reverse jam.

0021600827 GSW DEN recap

Nikola Jokic records his second career triple-double and the Denver Nuggets tie an NBA record with 24 3-pointers, shocking the Golden State Warriors 132-110.

0021600827 VO DEN BARTON DUNK 3Q

Will Barton spins off Durant, drives baseline and puts in the one-hand slam.


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.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 60GP 1705MIN 295FGM 666FGA 44.3FG% 873PM 2353PA 373P% 143FTM 190FTA 75.3FT% 58OREB 201DREB 259REB 206AST 97TOV 48STL 28BLK 110PF 2DD2 0TD3 820PTS -86+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016DEN6019170582029566644.3872353714319075.358201259206482897110-86
2015DEN8212353117842598343.211232534.521626880.6594174762037139139147-131
2014DEN28068330711225344.3196728.4647981231051285434154450-78
2014POR30030090381003841822.2101566.733134271441720-9
2013POR4103861666515641.7103330.3263281.316587433971831-17
2012POR73589329511830938.296513.8506576.936109145583496056-410

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