Will Barton




SEASON 31.3 47.1 41.8 70.9 16.1 5.3 3.2 0.5
CAREER STATS 20.9 43.2 33.8 77.5 9.6 3.7 1.9 0.3


6 ft6 in

/ 1.98m


190 lbs

/ 86.2kg


0021700387 DEN IND RECAP

Victor Oladipo scores a career-high 47 points as Pacers get the win against the Nuggets in overtime, 126-116.

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Will Barton throws it up to Tyson Chandler for the alley-oop slam.

20171210 Top 10 Plays of the Week

Check out the best dunks, assists, and clutch buckets in the Top 10 Plays of the week.

20171208 assist of the night

Will Barton drops the amazing dime to Kenneth Faried with the around-the-back to no-look pass that leads to a layup on the fast break.

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Will Barton makes the nice assist to Kenneth Faried who connects on the turnaround heave.

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Will Barton runs on the break and makes the sweet dish to a streaking Kenneth Faried for the dunk.

0021700360 DEN NOP RECAP

DeMarcus Cousins is unstoppable as he notches a double-double with 40 points and 22 rebounds in the Pelicans 123-114 win over the Nuggets.

0021700347 DEN DAL RECAP

Harrison Barnes gets a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Mavericks to a win over the Nuggets, 112-105.

0021700332 LAL DEN RECAP

Jamal Murray scores 28 points and Will Barton gets 13 of his 16 points in the final 7:44 as the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 115-100.

20171130 TOP 10

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20171130 play of the day will barton

Will Barton drives with seconds remaining and hits the floater to win in for Denver.


Will Barton scores a career-high 37 points off the bench including the game-winner with 3.2 seconds left.


Will Barton drives into the paint and finishes on a reverse layup with 3.2 seconds left to give the Nuggets a 111-110 victory.

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Will Barton drives into the paint and fakes a handoff before finishing through contact for a layup.


Mason Plumlee finds Will Barton cutting to the basket for a layup.

0021700259 DEN HOU RECAP

James Harden and Chris Paul combine for 44 points as the Houston Rockets cruise to a 125-95 victory over the Denver Nuggets.

0021700251 den sac recap

Will Barton scores 25 points and six rebounds as the Nuggets defeat the Kings 114-98.

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Will Barton leads with 25 points and six rebounds in the Nuggets win over the Kings.

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Will Barton gets it in transition and drives inside for the dunk.


Will Barton lobs it up to Kenneth Faried for the alley-oop dunk.


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

Season2017 26GP 813MIN 153FGM 325FGA 47.1FG% 563PM 1343PA 41.83P% 56FTM 79FTA 70.9FT% 22OREB 116DREB 138REB 84AST 46TOV 30STL 14BLK 53PF 0DD2 0TD3 418PTS -51+/-

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