Will Barton

#5 SF / Denver Nuggets / EXP: 6YRS Height: 6-6 Weight: 190 lb Age: 28 College: Memphis

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Minimal impact to round out season

    Will Barton had just eight points, three rebounds, and one assist in 20 minutes during Sunday's 100-96 loss to Portland.Barton closed out a difficult season by scoring just eight points in 20 minutes Sunday. An early-season injury derailed what was hoped to have been a strong season for Barton. Despite returning some months ago, Barton was not able to find any sort of consistency and was eventually supplanted in the starting lineup by Torry Craig. He appeared lost on the offensive end of the floor, making many questionable decisions at best, and defensively, offered very little production. Looking forward, Barton is going to have to work hard during the off-season as he looks to regain some of his explosiveness.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Key contributions off bench

    Will Barton provided 22 points (8-18 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 3-4 FT), nine rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals across 39 minutes during the Denver Nuggets' 140-137 quadruple-overtime loss to the Trail Blazers in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal-round series Friday.It was the caliber of performance Barton made the norm last season, but that was few and far between for him during this past campaign. The veteran wing hadn't scored in double digits since Game 5 of the first-round series against the Spurs, and his scoring tally Friday was his highest since March 6. He'll look to replicate his production and provide Denver with key second-unit scoring during Sunday's critical Game 4.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Struggles mightily in Game 6 loss

    Will Barton produced just two points (1-7 FG, 0-4 3Pt), two rebounds, and one steal in 19 minutes during Thursday's 120-103 loss to San Antonio.Barton put up arguably his worst performance of the season Thursday, finishing with just two points in 19 minutes. All in all, Barton has been a disaster since returning from injury and appears to have lost a lot of his explosiveness. It remains to be seen whether he is impacted long term but at this stage, the Denver Nuggets cannot rely on him for anything other than occasional scoring outbursts with very little else.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Scores 17 points in Game 5 win

    Will Barton contributed 17 points (7-11 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, and three assists in 28 minutes during Tuesday's 108-90 Game 5 win over the Spurs.Barton enjoyed by far his most efficient showing in this series offensively while earning his highest minute total since Game 1. He seems comfortable coming off the bench while former reserve Torrey Craig has performed admirably as the starter across these last two games. Expect Barton to stay aggressive as the team tries to close out the series during Thursday's Game 6.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Scores 12 points in 16 minutes

    Will Barton tallied 12 points (3-10 FG, 3-3 3Pt, 3-4 FT), four rebounds, and two assists in 15 minutes during Saturday's 117-103 Game 4 win over the Spurs.Barton came off the bench and saw limited action while Torrey Craig drained a career-high five treys in 37 minutes as the starting small forward. Barton has seen a drop in minutes in all four games during this playoff series (from 32 to 26 to 20 to 15). However, he amassed more points in this one than he did in the last two tilts combined while draining more threes than he had in the first three put together. Moreover, Barton may end up spending more time with the ball in his hands as one of the key cogs for the second unit than he did as the fourth of fifth option in the starting five.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: To come off bench Saturday

    Will Barton will come off the bench for Game 4 on Saturday, T.J. McBride of MileHighSports.com reports.Barton will be replaced by Torrey Craig. The veteran forward's had an ineffective playoffs so far as he's averaging just 7.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists while shooting a combined 9-of-31 from the floor over his first three games.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Double-doubles in disappointing loss

    Will Barton managed 15 points (6-15 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 2-4 FT), 10 rebounds, two blocks, and one assist in 32 minutes during Saturday's 101-96 loss to San Antonio.Barton put up a double-double in Saturday's loss to the Spurs but struggled from the field, hitting just 6-of-15 from the floor. It was not a good night offensively for the Denver Nuggets and they will need to regroup heading into Tuesday if they hope to level things at 1-1.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Scoreless in loss

    Will Barton (finger) contributed zero points (0-3 FG, 0-1 3Pt), two rebounds and one assist in 21 minutes Tuesday in the Denver Nuggets' 118-108 loss to the Jazz.Listed as probable heading into the contest, Barton ultimately suited up but delivered another stinker of an outing. He's been held under 25 minutes each of the past four games and has averaged 6.0 points on 32.1 percent shooting from the field in those contests. He can probably be left on the waiver wire heading into the Nuggets' regular-season finale Wednesday against the Timberwolves.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Probable Tuesday

    Will Barton is probable for Tuesday's game against Utah due to a right finger sprain.Barton is expected to play through this minor issue in his team's second-to-last matchup of the regular season. Expect him to receive clearance closer to tipoff.

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    Nuggets' Will Barton: Solid complementary production

    Will Barton poured in 11 points (4-9 FG, 3-6 3Pt) and added two assists and one rebound across 23 minutes in the Denver Nuggets' 113-85 win over the Spurs on Wednesday.Barton upped his efficiency Wednesday, posting his second-highest shooting percentage (44.4) over the last six games. The veteran wing has struggled with consistency all season, leading to his lowest scoring average (12.0 points) and shooting percentage (40.8) since the 2014-15 campaign. Notably, Barton has also seen a dip in usage compared to his career-best 2017-18 season, as he's averaging 11.1 shot attempts per game at present compared to a career-high 12.7 a year ago.