Will Barton

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Small Forward Age: 30-335d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#40 overall), 2012 College: Memphis Agent(s): Richard Beda, Drew Morrison, Austin Brown (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Will Barton signed a 2 year / $30,000,000 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $15,000,000. In 2021-22, Barton will earn a base salary of $15,625,000, while carrying a cap hit of $15,625,000 and a dead cap value of $15,384,615.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Average Salary: $15,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,000,000
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Bird
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2021-22 Contract details by year 30 $15,625,000 - $1,000,000 - $15,625,000 $15,625,000($15,625,000) $15,625,000
    2022-23 Contract details by year 31 $14,375,000 - $1,000,000 - $14,375,000 $14,375,000($30,000,000) $14,375,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Dec 15, 2021.
    Contract Notes:
    • Total incentives $2,000,000
    • 2021-22: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,000,000 (>= 65 regular season games + >= 75% playoff games: Conference Finals, Finals)
    • 2022-23: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,000,000 (>= 65 regular season games + >= 75% playoff games: Conference Finals, Finals)
    Sources: Spotrac

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2021

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $53,000,000
    Average Salary: $13,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $53,000,000
    Signed Using: /Bird
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $10,599,999
    Average Salary: $3,533,333
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,599,999
    Signed Using: /Bird
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2012-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $2,254,115
    Average Salary: $751,372
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,338,872
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2015 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Will Barton, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - $550,000
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $788,872 - - - $788,872
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $915,243 - - - $915,243
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $3,533,333 - - - $3,533,333
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $3,533,333 - - - $3,533,333
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $3,533,333 - - - $3,533,333
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $11,830,358 - - - $11,830,358
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $11,978,237 - - - $11,978,237
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $13,723,214 - - - $13,723,214
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $15,625,000 - - - $15,625,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $66,010,923 - - - $66,010,923
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $14,375,000 - - - $14,375,000
    $80,385,923 - - - $80,385,923
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,338,872 - - - $1,338,872
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $64,672,051 - - - $64,672,051

    * earnings may include deduction of original cashed earned due to shortened season

  • Transactions

    Aug 11 2021Signed a 2 year $30 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Jul 17 2021Declined $14.67 million Player Option with Denver (DEN) for 2021; becomes Unrestricted Free Agent
    Jun 9 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-PHX game (playoff)
    Mar 19 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-DEN game
    Jan 28 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MEM game
    Jan 16 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game
    May 9 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-POR game (playoff)
    Jan 23 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-UTH game
    Jul 9 2018Signed a 4 year $53 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Feb 10 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-PHX game
    Dec 6 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-NOP game
    Mar 10 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game
    Dec 27 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-OKC game
    Oct 30 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    Jul 24 2015Signed a 3 year $10.6 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Jun 22 2015Denver (DEN) extended a $1.18 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Mar 9 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-DEN game
    Feb 19 2015Traded to Denver (DEN) from Portland (POR) with Victor Claver , Thomas Robinson and 2016 1st round pick [top-14 protected] for Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee
    Feb 23 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-POR game
    Jul 14 2012Signed a 3 year $2.25 million entry-level contract with Portland (POR)
    Jun 28 2012Drafted by Portland (POR): Round 2 (#40 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Will Barton, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/09/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-PHX game (playoff)
    03/19/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-DEN game
    01/28/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MEM game
    01/16/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game
    05/09/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-POR game (playoff)
    01/23/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-UTH game
    02/10/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-PHX game
    12/06/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-NOP game
    03/10/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game
    12/27/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-OKC game
    10/30/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    03/09/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-DEN game
    02/23/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-POR game
    - $26,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 DEN 17 33.59 0.452 0.376 0.667 0.65 4.71 5.35 4.29 1.06 0.47 1.71 16.29 30.51
    2020 DEN 56 30.98 0.426 0.381 0.785 0.70 3.34 4.04 3.23 0.89 0.41 1.71 12.70 23.28
    2019 DEN 58 33.02 0.450 0.375 0.767 1.31 4.98 6.29 3.66 1.05 0.50 1.52 15.07 29.69
    2018 DEN 43 27.65 0.402 0.342 0.770 0.74 3.88 4.63 2.88 0.42 0.51 1.51 11.49 21.72
    2017 DEN 81 33.11 0.452 0.369 0.805 0.86 4.19 5.05 4.09 1.01 0.63 1.84 15.65 29.29
    2016 DEN 60 28.42 0.442 0.370 0.753 0.97 3.35 4.32 3.43 0.75 0.50 1.62 13.67 24.88
    2015 DEN 82 28.7 0.433 0.346 0.806 0.73 5.09 5.82 2.49 0.87 0.48 1.70 14.39 26.09
    2014 DEN 58 16.95 0.425 0.271 0.787 0.45 2.34 2.79 1.40 0.83 0.33 1.05 6.84 13.55
    2013 POR 40 9.33 0.418 0.303 0.833 0.40 1.45 1.85 0.83 0.20 0.18 0.45 4.08 7.83
    2012 POR 69 12.39 0.389 0.143 0.758 0.49 1.52 2.01 0.81 0.46 0.13 0.84 4.17 8.16
    Totals 564 25.46 0.434 0.353 0.783 0.75 3.51 4.26 2.66 0.77 0.42 1.42 11.48 21.53