Barton closed Thursday's 118-113 loss to the Warriors with 13 points (5-13 FG, 3-7 3Pt), four rebounds, five assists and one steal over 34 minutes. Barton has scored in double digits in each of the three games of the series so far, but he's been struggling with efficiency and has shot under 40 percent from the field in each of his last two appearances. He's averaging 16.3 points per game while shooting 43.5 percent from the field.
Barton notched 12 points (5-15 FG, 2-4 3Pt), 10 rebounds, two assists and one steal across 31 minutes during Monday's 126-106 loss to Golden State. Barton followed his standout Game 1 performance with just his second double-double of the campaign, but Denver was again overwhelmed by the Warriors in the loss. The shooting guard was one of five Nuggets with double-digit scoring in the contest, though only Nikola Jokic scored more than 12 points. Barton is averaging 18.0 points, 8.0 boards and 3.5 assists in the first two game of the series.
Barton ended with 24 points (10-18 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, five assists and one block across 36 minutes during Saturday's 123-107 loss to the Warriors in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series. Barton served as a standout sidekick to Nikola Jokic, falling just one point behind the big man for team high-scoring honors. However, the Nuggets didn't have any other player score more than 10 points, leading to an 0-1 series deficit. Barton was the team's third-best scorer during the regular season and will be looked to for continued offensive production as the matchup against the Warriors progresses.
Barton (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Lakers, Harrison Wind of TheDNVR.com reports. Barton had started in each of the last 14 games, but he'll be held out for Sunday's regular-season finale. Bryn Forbes, Bones Hyland and Austin Rivers should see additional run against the Lakers.
Barton (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Lakers. Barton is one of four Nuggets starters questionable for the regular-season finale. Fantasy managers should watch the injury report and starting lineup leading up to tipoff.
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