NBA Basketball

Ty Lawson
7.7 2.9 4.9
Team: HoustonHeight: 5-11 Born: 11/3/1987
Position: PGWeight: 195 Birthplace: Clinton, Maryland
College: North CarolinaDraft: 1st Round 18th pick by Timberwolves (2009)

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Nov. 19 2:30 PM PT3:30 PM MT4:30 PM CT5:30 PM ET22:30 GMT6:30 3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST2:30 UAE (+1)23:3017:30 ET4:30 PM CT20:30 - Lawson has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest in Denver.Court records show the former Denver Nuggets guard was charged with drunken driving, speeding and other offenses last January, but pleaded guilty Thursday to driving while ability impaired and a lane violation. He faces up to 180 days in jail when he is sentenced Jan. 14. Lawson also was arrested for drunken driving in Los Angeles in July.
Analysis: A Denver judge in July ordered the 28-year-old to complete a 30-day residential treatment program at Cliffside Malibu, a celebrity rehabilitation center in California, before allowing the case to proceed. The same month, the Nuggets traded Lawson to the Rockets.
Nov. 2 10:22 PM PT11:22 PM MT12:22 AM CT1:22 AM ET6:22 GMT14:22 11:22 PM MST1:22 AM EST10:22 UAE07:221:22 ET12:22 AM CT4:22 - Lawson managed just four points in 37 minutes during Sunday's loss at Miami.
Analysis: The offseason acquisition has been a disappointment thus far for the 0-3 Rockets, having averaged a modest 9.0 points and 5.0 assists.
July 19 8:25 PM PT9:25 PM MT10:25 PM CT11:25 PM ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST7:25 UAE (+1)05:2523:25 ET10:25 PM CT2:25 - The Denver Nuggets have agreed to send point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets. The Nuggets will get a lottery protected first-round pick in 2016 along with Nick Johnson, Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni and Joey Dorsey in the deal that also sends a future second-round pick to Houston.
Analysis: Lawson would give the Rockets needed depth at point guard with Patrick Beverley, though is currently dealing with off-the-court issues. He entered a 30-day residential treatment program for alcohol last week after his second DUI arrest.
July 17 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST23:41 UAE21:4115:41 ET2:41 PM CT18:41 - Lawson won't face DUI charges in California and Colorado until completing a 30-day residential treatment program.
Analysis: Lawson was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was arrested in Denver for the same thing in January.
July 16 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST20:11 UAE18:1112:11 ET11:11 AM CT15:11 - Colorado prosecutors want Lawson to use an alcohol monitoring device after he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence for a second time this year.
Analysis: Lawson was arrested in Los Angeles on Tuesday and is scheduled to stand trial in a Denver DUI case next month. After his January arrest in Denver, Lawson was ordered not to drink alcohol and not violate any laws as part of his bond. Prosecutors now are asking a judge to require him to use a device, such as an ankle bracelet, that monitors the body for alcohol.
July 14 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST19:50 UAE17:5011:50 ET10:50 AM CT14:50 - Lawson has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol - his second DUI arrest this year. Lawson was arrested on suspicion of DUI last January in Denver. He is expected in court in that case on Friday.
Analysis: California Highway Patrol Officer Jennifer Cassidy says Lawson was driving at a high rate of speed before being pulled over around 2 a.m. Tuesday on state Route 101 in Hollywood. Cassidy says Lawson displayed several signs of intoxication. Jail records show he was released on $5,000 bail.

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