Will Barton

FPPG: 30.2  |  FanDuel Salary: $6,500
FPPG: 30.2  |  FanDuel Salary: $6,500
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Will Barton scores season-high 21, Nuggets fall to Hawks

Denver Nuggets guard/forward Will Barton scored 21 points (8-of-16 field goals, 1-of-2 free throws) with 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, and 4 3-pointers in 36.1 minutes of a 125-121 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

What It Means:

Barton set a new season-high in points for the second time in three games and he's now pulled down 9-plus boards in five of his last six. This was also the fourth time in Barton's last five games that he made at least half of his shots. The well-rounded veteran has recorded a steal and made a 3-pointer in every game he's played. The Nuggets will host the Brooklyn Nets on Friday.

Barton scored 40.8 FanDuel points on Tuesday. numberFire's models project him for 12.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 0.7 steals, and 1.3 triples per contest over the rest of the season.