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Ty Lawson
PPG RPG APG
15.5 3.2 9.6
Team: DenverHeight: 5-11 Born: 11/3/1987
Position: PGWeight: 195 Birthplace: Clinton, Maryland
College: North CarolinaDraft: 1st Round 18th pick by Timberwolves (2009)


Latest News
Feb. 18 1:08 PM PT2:08 PM MT3:08 PM CT4:08 PM ET21:08 GMT5:08 2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST1:08 UAE (+1)22:0816:08 ET3:08 PM CT19:08 - Lawson missed the Denver Nuggets' first practice after the All-Star break and coach Brian Shaw is looking into the reason why before handing out any sort of punishment.
Analysis: Shaw said travel issues may have caused the absence. He also said he might hold Lawson out of the starting lineup Friday.
Feb. 10 11:45 PM PT12:45 AM MT1:45 AM CT2:45 AM ET7:45 GMT15:45 12:45 AM MST2:45 AM EST11:45 UAE08:452:45 ET1:45 AM CT5:45 - Lawson had 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting in a 124-114 loss to Oklahoma City on Monday night, the Denver Nuggets' sixth in a row.
Analysis: The point guard is averaging 21.7 points and shooting 59.0 percent in his last three games. He went 5 of 7 from 3-point range Monday.
Feb. 7 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET5:00 GMT13:00 10:00 PM MST12:00 AM EST9:00 UAE06:000:00 ET11:00 PM CT3:00 - Lawson turned in solid fantasy numbers Friday.
Analysis: Lawson had 20 points and nine assists as he made sure he produced on a night when the Nuggets were blown out in their 12th loss in 13 games. That's the mark of a true fantasy pro.
Feb. 4 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4222:42 ET9:42 PM CT1:42 - Lawson finally got back on track with 23 points against Boston on Wednesday.
Analysis: Lawson had averaged just 7.3 points on 25.7 percent shooting over the previous four games. Hopefully Wednesday's performance is a sign of things to come.
Jan. 30 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET6:44 GMT14:44 11:44 PM MST1:44 AM EST10:44 UAE07:441:44 ET12:44 AM CT4:44 - Lawson had another ugly night from the field in Thursday's loss to Memphis, scoring nine points on 3-of-11 shooting.
Analysis: Lawson had been 2 of 12 for five points a night earlier at New Orleans, but at least redeemed himself with 13 assists. He recorded only six helpers Thursday.
Jan. 23 10:57 AM PT11:57 AM MT12:57 PM CT1:57 PM ET18:57 GMT2:57 11:57 AM MST1:57 PM EST22:57 UAE19:5713:57 ET12:57 PM CT16:57 - Denver police say they have arrested Lawson for investigation of driving under the influence. In a statement, the police said Lawson was stopped after an officer saw a car being driven fast and carelessly early Friday.
Analysis: The Nuggets said the team was aware of the arrest and would have no further comment.
Jan. 19 8:56 PM PT9:56 PM MT10:56 PM CT11:56 PM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE05:5623:56 ET10:56 PM CT2:56 - Lawson had 19 points Monday.
Analysis: Lawson faces the Spurs next. He is averaging 9.6 points on 29.6 percent shooting in his last five games - all losses - versus the Spurs.
Dec. 29 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET5:05 GMT13:05 10:05 PM MST12:05 AM EST9:05 UAE06:050:05 ET11:05 PM CT3:05 - Lawson scored 28 points in Denver's loss to Toronto on Sunday.
Analysis: The sixth-year point guard has now reached the 20-point mark eight times this season.
Dec. 3 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Lawson had 24 points and 13 assists in Tuesday's 105-103 loss to Portland.
Analysis: Lawson has posted double-digit assists in six straight games, a stretch during which he's averaged 12.5. He's second in the NBA with 10.3 dimes per game.
Dec. 2 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET5:34 GMT13:34 10:34 PM MST12:34 AM EST9:34 UAE06:340:34 ET11:34 PM CT3:34 - Lawson scored the go-ahead basket with 29.6 seconds left and finished with 15 points and 12 assists for his seventh double-double in eight games in Monday's win at Utah.
Analysis: Lawson is averaging 16.2 points and a career-high 10.1 assists per game.
Nov. 27 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CT3:29 - Lawson had 17 points and dished out 12 more assists in Wednesday's loss at Phoenix.
Analysis: Lawson is averaging what would be a career-high 10.0 assists, tied for the NBA's second-best mark.
Nov. 26 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:051:05 ET12:05 AM CT4:05 - Lawson had 20 points and 12 assists in Tuesday's win over Chicago.
Analysis: Lawson has been an assist machine during Denver's 6-1 run, posting 11.9 dimes per game.
Nov. 24 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - Lawson notched another double-double Sunday.
Analysis: Lawson had 18 points and 16 assists in a virtuoso effort. Use him Tuesday against the Bulls, who figure to be without superstar Derrick Rose.
Nov. 19 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET4:04 GMT12:04 9:04 PM MST11:04 PM EST8:04 UAE05:0423:04 ET10:04 PM CT2:04 - Lawson notched a double-double Wednesday.
Analysis: Lawson conjured up 15 points and 15 assists, giving him a whopping 46 assists in his last four games. Fantasy owners should ride him since he is hot.
Nov. 18 10:01 PM PT11:01 PM MT12:01 AM CT1:01 AM ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST10:01 UAE07:011:01 ET12:01 AM CT4:01 - Lawson had 24 points and 12 assists in Monday's surprising 106-97 win at Cleveland.
Analysis: Lawson shot 9 of 18 but went 0 for 6 from 3-point range. He's gone 8 of 27 (29.6 percent) from beyond the arc thus far, way off his career mark of 37.3 percent.
Nov. 13 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET6:04 GMT14:04 11:04 PM MST1:04 AM EST10:04 UAE07:041:04 ET12:04 AM CT4:04 - Lawson had a season-high 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting Wednesday, but Denver lost its sixth in a row, 130-113 to Portland.
Analysis: Lawson was averaging 13.6 points and shooting 40.0 percent in his first five games. He was 4 of 5 from 3-point range Wednesday after going 1 for 7 to start this season.
Nov. 9 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)04:3622:36 ET9:36 PM CT1:36 - Lawson had 18 points and eight assists Sunday.
Analysis: Lawson returned after missing a game with a sore left ankle.
Nov. 7 6:25 PM PT7:25 PM MT8:25 PM CT9:25 PM ET2:25 GMT10:25 7:25 PM MST9:25 PM EST6:25 UAE (+1)03:2521:25 ET8:25 PM CT0:25 - Lawson will miss the game Friday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sore left ankle.
Analysis: The team announced the injury shortly before the opening tip. Nate Robinson will start in his place. The speedy Lawson was hampered in the preseason by a balky hamstring. He's averaging 12.5 points and 7.8 assists this season.

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