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Ty Lawson
17.6 3.5 8.8
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
Apr. 9 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - Lawson, who missed Denver's game on Sunday because of a sprained left ankle, may miss the remainder of the season because of the injury.
Analysis: With Denver out of the playoff race, the team will shut Lawson down and give their younger players a chance at some playing time.
Mar. 19 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST7:35 UAE (+1)04:3523:35 ET9:35 PM CT2:35 - Lawson sat out Wednesday due to a sinus infection.
Analysis: Treat him as if he is day to day.
Mar. 11 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE06:081:08 ET11:08 PM CT4:08 - Lawson stayed hot with 24 points in Monday's 105-98 loss at Charlotte.
Analysis: Lawson is averaging 24.0 points in five games since returning from an injury.
Mar. 8 10:11 PM PT11:11 PM MT12:11 AM CT1:11 AM ET6:11 GMT14:11 11:11 PM MST1:11 AM EST10:11 UAE07:111:11 ET12:11 AM CT5:11 - Lawson had another highly efficient game, tallying 30 points on 12-of-22 shooting - including 5 of 7 from beyond the arc - with 17 assists compared to just four turnovers in Friday's win over the Lakers.
Analysis: Lawson is averaging 27.0 points and shooting 10 of 16 from 3-point range over three games since sitting out the previous nine due to a fractured rib.
Mar. 4 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET5:54 GMT13:54 10:54 PM MST12:54 AM EST9:54 UAE06:540:54 ET11:54 PM CT4:54 - Lawson had a season-high 31 points in a 132-128 loss to Minnesota on Monday night.
Analysis: The Denver Nuggets point guard made 11 of 16 shots and had 11 assists in his first game since breaking his left rib Feb. 8 at Detroit.
Feb. 10 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET22:29 GMT6:29 3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST2:29 UAE (+1)23:2917:29 ET4:29 PM CT20:29 - Lawson was set to return for Monday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing nearly a month because of a left rib fracture.
Analysis: Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said before tipoff that Lawson, injured in a collision on Feb. 8 at Detroit, had been cleared to play.
Feb. 8 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST9:42 UAE06:420:42 ET11:42 PM CT3:42 - Lawson had 24 points and seven assists Friday in a loss to New York.
Analysis: He's averaging 23.0 points and 8.0 assists in three games since returning from a two-game absence due to a shoulder injury.
Jan. 29 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET1:56 GMT9:56 6:56 PM MST8:56 PM EST5:56 UAE (+1)02:5620:56 ET7:56 PM CT23:56 - Lawson has been out because of a left rotator cuff strain.
Analysis: The Nuggets' leading scorer, Lawson is characterized as day to day by the team. He's averaging 17.9 points and 8.9 assists. Lawson suffered the injury late in Denver's win Sunday at Sacramento.
Jan. 27 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET5:49 GMT13:49 10:49 PM MST12:49 AM EST9:49 UAE06:490:49 ET11:49 PM CT3:49 - Ty Lawson scored 27 points to lead Denver to a 125-117 victory over Sacramento on Sunday.
Analysis: Lawson went 9 of 15 from the field, and also had six assists.
Jan. 18 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 - Ty Lawson had 19 points and 11 assists for the Nuggets in Friday's 117-109 loss to the Cavaliers.
Analysis: Lawson struggled from 3-point range, making just 2 of his 6 attempts. The whole team had issues, as Denve shot a season-high 37 3's but made only 14 (37.8 percent).
Dec. 28 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - Lawson was just 3 of 12 for 14 points, though he also had 12 assists and three steals in Friday's loss at New Orleans.
Analysis: Lawson is shooting just 35.2 percent from the field during Denver's 1-6 stretch after missing two games due to a sore hamstring.
Dec. 10 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET5:22 GMT13:22 10:22 PM MST12:22 AM EST9:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT3:22 - Lawson went 0 for 6 in his return from injury Friday, a 103-93 loss to Utah.
Analysis: Lawson, averaging a team-best 18.4 points this season, had missed the past two games with a sore hamstring.
Dec. 6 6:24 PM PT7:24 PM MT8:24 PM CT9:24 PM ET2:24 GMT10:24 7:24 PM MST9:24 PM EST6:24 UAE (+1)03:2421:24 ET8:24 PM CT0:24 - Lawson bounced back from his worst performance of the season to score 20 in Friday's loss at Boston.
Analysis: Lawson wasn't spectacular from the field, going 6 for 14, but it was a far cry from his 1-for-13 performance a night earlier.
Dec. 5 9:47 PM PT10:47 PM MT11:47 PM CT12:47 AM ET5:47 GMT13:47 10:47 PM MST12:47 AM EST9:47 UAE06:470:47 ET11:47 PM CT3:47 - Lawson was held to four points on 1-of-13 shooting in a 98-88 loss to Cleveland on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Lawson was averaging a team-best 20.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting in his first 17 games this season. He had scored in double figures in 27 straight contests, including last year's playoffs.
Nov. 29 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET4:51 GMT12:51 9:51 PM MST11:51 PM EST8:51 UAE05:5123:51 ET10:51 PM CT2:51 - Lawson scored 22 points in Friday's 97-95 win over New York.
Analysis: Lawson also had eight assists as he badly outplayed another UNC Tar Heel, Raymond Felton. Lawson is the better player overall and in fantasy play.
Nov. 28 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST9:04 UAE06:040:04 ET11:04 PM CT3:04 - Lawson scored 23 on 7-of-15 shooting in Wednesday's win over Minnesota, though he matched a season-low with four assists.
Analysis: Lawson continues to be extremely efficient, making 51.9 percent of his shots over the last six games with a 3.3 assist-to-turnover ratio.
Nov. 19 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST22:00 UAE19:0013:00 ET12:00 PM CT16:00 - Lawson matched a season-high 29 points in Monday's loss to Oklahoma City.
Analysis: He's averaging 28.5 in his last two and has cracked 20 points in seven of 10 games this season. The 22.0 scoring average he's off to this year is 5.3 points higher than his career-best 16.7 from last season.
Nov. 17 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 had 28 points and a career-high 17 assists in Saturday's 122-111 loss at Houston.
Analysis: Lawson is averaging a career-best 21.2 points and 8.7 assists.
Aug. 23 9:15 AM PT10:15 AM MT11:15 AM CT12:15 PM ET16:15 GMT0:15 9:15 AM MST11:15 AM EST20:15 UAE18:1512:15 ET11:15 AM CT15:15 - The domestic violence case against Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been dropped. Lisa Pinto, a spokeswoman for 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office, said Tuesday that, ``based on our continued investigation and developments after the filing of the cases, we dismissed the cases in the interest of justice.''
Analysis: Lawson and his girlfriend were arrested following a fight at their home in August. At media day nearly two weeks ago, Lawson said he was ready to put the incident behind him. Lawson said: ``This is what I live for, the basketball court. This is my safe haven.''
Aug. 20 10:25 AM PT11:25 AM MT12:25 PM CT1:25 PM ET17:25 GMT1:25 10:25 AM MST12:25 PM EST21:25 UAE19:2513:25 ET12:25 PM CT16:25 - Lawson's pregnant girlfriend told investigators the Denver Nuggets guard pushed her during a fight after she heard him on the phone with another woman.
Analysis: Both Lawson and Ashley Pettiford were arrested following Saturday's fight and held over the weekend because of the domestic violence allegations. According to a sheriff's report, Pettiford said Lawson grabbed both of her arms and pushed her back as she tried to pack her clothes to leave. Lawson allegedly admitted to pushing her out of the way but said it wasn't a ``real push.''

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