Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton is expected to return from a hamstring injury in Game 2 Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns barring a setback, reports ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Denver guard Will Barton will test his hamstring in warmups for Game 2 and — barring a setback — is expected to make his return to the lineup vs. the Suns tonight, sources tell ESPN. Barton has been out since suffering injury on April 23.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 9, 2021
Barton has been out since suffering the injury on April 23 and will test his hamstring in warmups before tip-off to make sure he's good to go. At the time of his injury, Barton was expected to be out for the "foreseeable future."
The 30-year-old averaged 12.7 points per game on 42.6 per cent shooting in 56 games for the Nuggets during the regular season, his seventh in Denver.
Denver dropped Game 1 of their Western Conference semi-final series 122-105 Monday night in Phoenix as four different Suns scored 20 or more points.