Blazers Guarantee Will Barton’s Contract

Will Barton, the ever-improving Portland Trail Blazers guard, earned himself a bit of security recently.

The third year of his rookie contract became fully guaranteed on July 25 since the team elected not to waive him by that date, we’re told. This decision comes as no surprise. Barton will earn a little over $900,000 for the upcoming 2014-15 NBA season.

“It just shows that there’s more work to be done,” Barton told CSNNW.com. “I’m thankful for the opportunity the [Trail] Blazers have given me and now I’m just looking forward to training camp and getting better with my teammates.”

via Chris Haynes of Comcast SportsNet Northwest