You still want Will Barton taking the last shot

When Gary Harris nailed the 3-pointer late Thursday night to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, it changed the narrative of the week. The Denver Nuggets finally hit a buzzer-beater to win the game.

In the excitement, I couldn’t help but think of those back-to-back losses earlier in the week and how this time Will Barton didn’t take the final shot.

On back-to-back nights Barton had the chance to make the last shot of the game. They would have been huge wins — knocking off the Eastern Conference’s best, Boston, and ending a road losing streak against the San Antonio Spurs. Instead, Denver lost both games. Will Barton missed both shots.

The disappointing narrative is that Will Barton missed the final shot on back-to-back nights.

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Originally posted on Mile High Sports

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