The Nuggets have extended a qualifying offer of $1.2 million to Will Barton, effectively making him a restricted free agent.
Will Barton and the Nuggets both hope to come to terms on an extension this summer.
Will Barton logged 26 minutes on Monday, scoring 11 points on 3-of-10 shooting (no threes) with eight rebounds and two assists.
Will Barton had another quiet game on Sunday with 10 points, one 3-pointer, three rebounds, two assists and two steals in just 18 minutes off the bench.
Will Barton managed just four points on 2-of-9 shooting with two rebounds, one assist and two steals in 26 minutes off the bench on Friday against the Spurs.
Will Barton hit 6-of-12 shots and a 3-pointer for 13 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 23 minutes off the bench on Wednesday.
Will Barton scored 12 points on 6-of-8 from the field against the Blazers on Saturday with seven boards, three assists, one steal and one block in 25 minutes.
Will Barton double-doubled off the bench on Friday, scoring 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting (including two threes) with 10 rebounds and two assists in just 20 minutes.
Will Barton did not play in the fourth quarter against the 76ers on Wednesday, finishing with six points, five rebounds, one block and one turnover in 22 minutes.
Will Barton is hoping to stick around with the Nuggets beyond this season.
Will Barton had 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals off the bench vs. Orlando on Sunday.
Will Barton scored seven points on 2-of-5 shooting (including a three) with two rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block in 17 minutes off the bench on Friday.
Will Barton scored just three points with five rebounds, one steal and two turnovers on 1-of-6 from the field in 19 minutes against the Rockets on Thursday.
Will Barton scored five points on 1-of-5 shooting (including a three) with two rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block in 23 minutes off the bench on Monday against the Grizzlies.