Barton headed back to Nuggets on four-year deal

Will Barton has agreed to a four-year deal to remain with the Nuggets, according to a report.

Will Barton is staying put with the Denver Nuggets, according to a report.

Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports reports Barton and the Nuggets will agree to a four-year deal for more than $50 million.

Barton, 28, helped the Nuggets to remain in the playoff hunt to the finish line last season, averaging career highs in points (15.7), rebounds (5.0) and assists (4.1) in 33.1 minutes per game. He played in 81 games, starting 40, and shot 45.2 percent from the field and 37.0 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.