Barton (ankle) will not play in Wednesday's game against the Heat, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

Barton was a participant in practice on Tuesday, but it appears the Nuggets are going to continue to remain cautious, keeping him sidelined for a third straight game Wednesday. Look for Jameer Nelson to remain in the starting lineup at shooting guard, while Jamal Murray should get extended run off the bench again as well.

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